First Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition revealed
Aston Martin has disclosed the to start with DBS Superleggera Concorde Version – a one of a kind version of the British brand’s flagship GT auto, developed to mark the golden anniversary of Concorde’s to start with flight. Production of the distinctive version design will be limited to just 10 units.
The DBS Superleggera Concorde was commissioned by Aston Martin’s dealership in Bristol, which is little additional than a stone-toss away from Aerospace Bristol at Flinton – the ultimate resting place of the past airbourne Concorde. The museum was also as soon as the spot at which the British Concorde was produced.
As you would expect, the DBS Concorde options a host of styling revisions impressed by the supersonic airliner it is concluded in the identical color as the passenger jet’s, when its roof, front splitter and rear diffuser bear the identical British Airways livery. The paint plan is complemented by a carbon fibre roof and a bespoke facet strake milled from sound aluminium.
The limited version design also options a silhouette of Concorde on its roof and a chromed version of the popular British Airways “Speedmarque” emblem on its front wings. The car’s facet-skirts also don the identical Civil Aviation Authority plane identifier selection as Concorde G-BOAC, which was the flagship of the British Concorde fleet right up until 31 Oct 2003.
Inside of, 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 made from recycled titanium from Concorde’s compressor blades and a pair of one of a kind seats, printed with the Concorde symbol and British Airways strake.
Aston Martin has also concealed a host of “easter eggs” all 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 fresh new pair of facet methods, printed with the identical symbol and plane identification selection as the exterior.
Like the conventional Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, the Concorde Version is driven by a twin-turbocharged 5.two-litre V12 engine, which generates 715bhp and 900Nm of torque. The engine sends its energy to the rear wheels through an 8-velocity computerized transmission, and gives a 0–62mph time of three.4 seconds and a prime velocity of 211mph.
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