Aston Martin’s Q by Aston Martin Personalization program has come up with top luxury sports cars which have prestige, performance and heritage. On the 20th anniversary of Classic Driver website for car enthusiasts and sophisticated car collectors, a bespoke DB11 grand tourer is created. The exceptional attention to details, subtle elegance and automotive craftsmanship is depicted from every corner of top luxury sports cars new entry the Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Edition. This limited edition Aston Martin DB11 grand tourer is designed by the lead designer, Benjamin Knapp Voith and available in a Coupe or Volante. The production is limited to 20 units only making it accessible to only long-time members of the Classic Driver Community and selected customers. Being among top luxury sports cars brand, Aston Martin has kept the design and performance level of this vehicle best-in-class and fitted it with most advanced technologies.
The top luxury sports cars are supposed to have good looks, advanced technologies and features with a prestige attached to their name. Such is the case with the Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition, having signature styling and appeal. Here we will take a closer look at the design aesthetics and specifications of this limited special edition Aston Martin DB11 grand tourer and see what makes this vehicle stand apart in top luxury sports cars category.
Design of the Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition
This 20-piece limited edition is one of the finest and best bespoke creations by Aston Martin Q and has a unique colour scheme and a beautifully designed exterior. The signature green and grey colour of Classic Driver and Charcoal Grey by Aston Martin had been famous in 1960’s. That is now created in a Classic Driver Grey which looks classy, glossy and elegant. Expertise and talent of Aston Martin team have resulted in a very special car, having the mark of celebrating the 20 years of Classic Drivers.
The Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition is not only celebrating 20 successful years of Classic Driver but also reflecting the true craftsmanship of Aston Martin. The DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition is fitted with Q by Aston Martin – Collection carbon-fibre body pack, and has a unique finish of bespoke satin Eifel Green lacquer adding a grace and elegance to the exterior. The top luxury sports cars manufactured by Aston Martin are matchless and have innovation, avant-garde and most advanced vehicle. The new colour developed by Q by Aston Martin team had the original gloss and modern twist, as very fine and subtle pearls were added to give to this sports car a glossy deep effect as it is exposed to the sun. Every car is hand painted that means no two cars will be of same colours. The unique identity of this vehicle is maintained and the expertise of skilled painters has made this vehicle more attractive.
The exterior has 10 Spoke Shadow Chrome Wheel, red tail lamps and Body Coloured mirror caps making it look more agile and impressive. It is also fitted with Satin Eifel Green Tinted Carbon Fibre Wheel Centre Caps Q by Aston Martin, Dark Anodised Brake Calipers and Dark exterior finisher pack proving the more grace to the design.
Twenty years have passed since @ClassicDriver first went online. The publication is celebrating in true style and teamed up with Aston Martin to create the stunning Q by Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Edition.
— Aston Martin (@astonmartin) June 19, 2018
Just like the exterior, Q by Aston Martin team managed to pull off Classic Driver Grey colour very well. The colour scheme extends to the interior, having dashboard, seats, and steering covered by using a very exclusive Eifel Green Caithness leather. The upholstery is beautifully trimmed to add subtle elegance to the interior, while the Classic Driver logo in Parliament Green thread is embroidered into the headrests making it look classier and exclusive.
Facia trim inlays are hand-painted in that new Classic Driver Grey colour making it look elegant and attractive. However, the Volante variants have an exclusive Westminster green textile roof, making the limited edition top luxury sports cars new entry more exclusive. As there are only 20 units, each car will have a Classic Driver logo on sill plaques. Also, the handmade enamel fender badges have that exclusive badge marking the 20th anniversary of the Classic Driver.
While the interior also has grace and class just like the exterior, it has Obsidian Black Alcantara in Coupe and Rokona in Volante Headliner, Dark Chrome Jewellery Pack, Phantom Grey Heavyweight Carpets, Aston Martin Premium Audio, Garage Door Opener, Power Seat Bolsters and Blind Spot Assist.
These features can be selected as optional, such as
- Bespoke Luggage Set – Q
- Bang & Olufsen Beosound Audio
- Touchpad Infotainment Control
- Heated Steering Wheel
- Park Assist
Performance Attributes – Top Luxury Sports Cars
Aston Martin is known for manufacturing performance sports cars, and it is evident from all previous models that how the Q by Aston Martin has kept the bar high every time for every vehicle. The limited edition Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition is powered by the latest and powerful engine, it is 100kg lighter than a V12, while this lightweight 4.0-litre V8 Biturbo engine is capable of generating 496 horsepower, at 6,000 rpm; and 675 NM of torque between 2,000 rpm and 5,000 rpm. This grand tourer does not only have good looks alone, but impressive and agile performance to provide a full package for the owners. It has a 230gram/Km CO2 emission and a fuel economy of 28.5 mpg.
Price and Availability
With stunning looks, subtle grey and green interior and a powerful Biturbo engine, only 20 units will be made for this Aston Martin DB11 Classic Driver Special Edition. It is going to be priced around $208,000 which is indeed an expensive price tag.
Considering the reputation of Aston Martin top luxury sports cars, the price tag justifies the unique identity and exclusive nature of the vehicle to car enthusiasts. It is one of the best top luxury sports cars, the most iconic and stunning vehicle manufactured by the Q by Aston Martin.
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