Aston Martin DB9
Aston Martin DB9 Volante (2004-2008)
The Aston Martin DB9 is a sports car brand Aston Martin. It has been built since the beginning of 2004 in the Aston Martin factory in Gaydon.
The DB9 is available in two versions: as a 2 2- seater coupe and a 2 2 seater convertible called the DB9 Volante. In both models is the taken from the Vanquish V12 engine, originally made 335 kW ( 456 hp ) there. In 2007 appeared with the Aston Martin DBS is a DB9 based on the successor of the model Vanquish, who took over the role of the new flagship from Aston Martin. Since 2012, a new turn -called Vanquish model replaces the DBS.
Aston Martin hoped to sell about 5,000 copies a year of the DB9 world what the sales figures of competitors Ferrari 430 and Porsche 911 Turbo corresponds roughly and should ensure the continuation of the brand now.
Aston Martin DB9 Coupe (2004-2008)
In July 2008, revised Aston Martin DB9. This facelift included mainly the increase in engine power to 350 kW ( 476 hp) and a redesigned center console. Externally, the DB9 remained virtually unchanged.
In October 2012, the DB9 has been extensively revised. The aluminum monocoque has been so extensively modified that virtually created a completely new vehicle. However, the design differs only slightly from the previous DB9. Key technology components, such as the aluminum monocoque, the suspension, the automatic transmission and the engine block divides the DB9 with the Aston Martin Vanquish. The V12 engine now makes 380 DB9 kW ( 517 hp).
With the far-reaching facelift of the DB9, the production of the Virage has been set. The DB9 is still offered as a coupe and convertible.