2017 Aston Martin DB11 Arrives in the US

Sami Haj-Assaad
by Sami Haj-Assaad

The Aston Martin DB11 has finally received its passport, and made its way all the way over to North America in order to taken in the Monterey Car Week festivities.

The North American debut of the car spearheads the brands new one-of-a-kind store, called Aston on Ocean. The unique store gives guests a good idea of the brand with interactive demonstrations that showcase how Aston Martin designs and builds its cars.

There’s also a really neat display of the brand’s DB lineup, including the models used in various James Bond movies, like the DB5 (seen in Skyfall and Goldfinger) and DB10 (seen in Spectre.)

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Inside the store are booths that display the amazing customization offered to Aston Martin customers, along with actual clay models and even a Virtual Reality experience.

2016 Monterey Car Week Coverage

But back to the DB11. This is the most powerful DB model ever, packing 600 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque from its new 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12. That means it can hit 60 MPH in 3.9 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 200 MPH.

It’s also one of the most high-tech vehicles from the brand, using a lot of low weight materials like carbon fiber and aluminum. There are a number of surprising creature comforts too, like a self parking system and a 360 degree camera.
Pricing for the 2017 Aston Martin DB11 in the U.S. starts at $211,995 with US customers getting their cars in October.

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Sami Haj-Assaad
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge and has been at AutoGuide for the past six years. He has a degree in journalism and media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto and has won multiple journalism awards from the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada. Sami is also on the jury for the World Car Awards.

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