Aston Martin has simply unveiled the DBS Superleggera Volante, the most recent convertible within the model’s line-up. In essence, the DBS Superleggera is a performance-oriented model of the DB11, whereas the DBS Volante is its drop-top counterpart. It is usually the quickest convertible the model has made until date, as it might probably obtain the identical 340kph prime velocity as its hard-top sibling.
Aston Martin additionally claims that the folding roof mechanism is probably the most superior soft-top the agency has ever produced, with eight layers of insulation and the flexibility to totally open from both contained in the automobile or externally through a distant, in simply 14sec. The roof mechanism has additionally been put by means of its paces in harsh climate situations and over 1,00,000 take a look at cycles throughout its growth. The roof is claimed to fold away in a class-leading peak of 26cm within the boot, which is claimed to maximise the house accessible for storing baggage. The soft-top itself is offered in eight exterior colors, with six inside headliners accessible to order.
Mechanically, the DBS Superleggera Volante carries over the identical 5.2-litre, twin-turbocharged V12 engine from the DBS Coupe that produces 725hp and 900Nm of torque. The roof mechanism provides a 170kg (over the coupe’s weight), which takes the overall weight as much as 1,863kg. The added weight interprets to a touch slower Zero-100kph time of three.6 seconds (two-tenths slower than the coupe).
Design-wise, the convertible contains a close to equivalent look to the coupe’s, with the principle variations being the soft-top and the brand new rear diffuser, which has been redesigned to compensate for any aerodynamic losses from the soft-top type.
Aston Martin has made no announcement relating to an India launch of the DBS Superleggera Volante. It did, nevertheless, launch the new Vantage in India late final 12 months, at a worth of Rs 2.95 crore (ex-showroom, Mumbai).