700bhp Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: new images of the Volante drop-top

The upcoming Aston Martin DBS Superleggera will spawn a convertible version, the looks of the brand’s fastest drop-top yet.

After the confirmed launch of the coupé in June, the DBS Superleggera Volante, which just were spotted, the test for the first time, will arrive at the beginning of 2019 to create a pair of high-performance successor of the current Vanquish and Vanquish Volante.

Power for the DBS Superleggera come from a significantly enhanced version of the DB11 – Turbo 5.2-litre V12. The latest Vanquish S uses a 6.0-Liter V12 unit with 595bhp what the DBS Superleggera increased device could offer, over 700bhp.

In accordance with the Superleggera name, of the through history was reserved for only the highest performance, the Astons, the DBS Superleggera is moving away from the luxury-focused Vanquish and its current competitors like the Bentley Continental GT, to compete with the proper performance models such as the 789bhp Ferrari 812 Superfast.

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Company chief Andy Palmer said that his intentions for this more difficult to Defeat the successor of Autocar in the last year, in addition to confirming that the convertible version would follow.

More recently, Aston’s chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, said the DBS Superleggera potential, stating that the brand has “pushed the boundaries of performance and design, this car a character of its own and to ensure that he is worthy of the heritage and the weight that the name carries”.

Early Superleggera eat for DBS, described as “bloody good” by Palmer, is based on a DB11, because the car is the structure of a customized version of the car is (as well as the new V8 Vantage). Palmer has the ability to adapt to the new structure and, say Autocar stressed that every car that it is spawning is, to help, Aston sheds “perceptions of old technology, old platforms, and the question of whether we can survive as an independent manufacturer”.

Although it ‘ ll take some parts with its siblings, the DBS Superleggera parts hardener focus was clear even in the earliest stages of development Mules were equipped with larger aerodynamic parts, hinting at the higher output can be generated by the finished model.

Now, the test cars in their own body wear has been spotted, it is clear that the DBS Superleggera have bigger headlights and a more muscular rear portion than his siblings. The car appears in the corner with less body roll, a firmer chassis set-up.

A first sighting of a test-interior (above) appears, give something away, what the final car will look like inside. The cabin is identical with the DB11, which is cut to the finished DBS Superleggera and equipped with a version of that interior, rather than a completely new design.

The DBS Superleggera is part of a major product offensive, Aston. The British brand also starts the DBX SUV in the year 2019 to be built, Aston new factory in St Athan, Wales. In addition, there will be two Lagonda models. The first will be a saloon, a preview of the last Lagonda-Vision-concept, in the year 2021 and it will be followed by an SUV to rival Bentley Bentayga in 2022.

Aston plans to launch a mid-engined rival for the Ferrari 488 GTB and McLaren 720S in the year 2021. The car, the heirs of the Vanquish name has been logged off for the production and the use of a completely new powertrain.

The new cars will model under the brand name halo, Valkyrie hypercar.

Additional reporting by Sam Sheehan

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