The Aston Martin DB11 has been officially announced as the successor to the DB9. The Gaydon-based sportscar made the announcement of the new supercar at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (2015 IAA). As seen in these spy shots, the Aston Martin DB11 is already under development and undergoing road-testing.
The forthcoming DB11 is set to be unveiled in 2016 and will mark the transition of the British marquee into its ambitious Second Century Plan. The new DB11 will be central in achieving the future plans of the sports car manufacturer and will play a central role in Aston Martin’s line-up.
The technical details haven’t been released, but Aston Martin claims that the new model will signal the start of an exciting period of model development for the company. The new DB11 is set to follow in the footsteps of other sports cars from the stable like the DB5 and the DB9.
Reports suggest that the Aston Martin DB11 could be offered with the AMG twin-turbocharged V8 and V12 engines sourced from Mercedes-Benz which is in a technical partnership with the company.
Announcing the DB11 at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (2015 IAA), Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin, said: “Today I am proud and pleased to confirm that the DB11 nameplate will sit on our next new car.
“Not only is it a sign of our intention to continue the long line of iconic sports cars that bear the ‘DB’ moniker – the very bloodline of our brand – but it also shows the world our ambitious plan in action.
The press release is embedded below for further information.