06/03/2021

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First Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition revealed

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Aston Martin has uncovered the initially DBS Superleggera Concorde Version – a distinctive model of the British brand’s flagship GT motor vehicle, built to mark the golden anniversary of Concorde’s initially flight. Production of the distinctive edition product will be limited to just ten units.

The DBS Superleggera Concorde was commissioned by Aston Martin’s dealership in Bristol, which is small far more than a stone-throw absent from Aerospace Bristol at Flinton – the final resting place of the previous airbourne Concorde. The museum was also once the location at which the British Concorde was created.

As you would expect, the DBS Concorde options a host of styling revisions influenced by the supersonic airliner it’s finished in the identical color as the passenger jet’s, while its roof, entrance splitter and rear diffuser bear the identical British Airways livery. The paint plan is complemented by a carbon fibre roof and a bespoke side strake milled from sound aluminium.

The limited edition product also options a silhouette of Concorde on its roof and a chromed model of the well known British Airways “Speedmarque” emblem on its entrance wings. The car’s side-skirts also have on the identical Civil Aviation Authority aircraft identifier quantity as Concorde G-BOAC, which was the flagship of the British Concorde fleet until 31 Oct 2003.

Inside, the DBS Superleggera Concorde options a Mach Meter graphic embroidered on the driver’s solar visor, a bespoke Alcantara headlining with a “sonic boom” graphic, new paddle shifters manufactured from recycled titanium from Concorde’s compressor blades and a pair of distinctive seats, printed with the Concorde symbol and British Airways strake.

Aston Martin has also hidden a host of “easter eggs” around the DBS’s cabin, with Concorde emblems etched into the car’s paddle shifters, speaker surrounds, rear armrest and map-holder. Purchasers also get a clean pair of side methods, printed with the identical symbol and aircraft identification quantity as the exterior.

Like the typical Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, the Concorde Version is driven by a twin-turbocharged 5.two-litre V12 engine, which makes 715bhp and 900Nm of torque. The engine sends its energy to the rear wheels via an 8-pace automated transmission, and provides a 0–62mph time of three.four seconds and a major pace of 211mph.

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