Aston Martin finally launched their latest family sport vehicle, the Aston Martin DBX 2020. Able to glide up to 291 km / h, this British manufacturer designed the DBX by considering rich female consumers around the world. DBX will be launched in two of its biggest markets, America and China.
Introduction to the Aston Martin DBX 2020
Let’s look at the specifications of the Aston Martin DBX 2020 below.
Aston Martin described the latest car as an “SUV with a sports car soul”. They also did not hesitate to target the super rich potential market in various countries by emphasizing maximum comfort. Aston Martin’s first sports utility vehicle is predicted to be the biggest sales and provide income for the British premium sports car maker.
For a car that is predicted to be used to deliver children (rich people, of course) to school and daily activities, Aston Martin also invites children to first try the prototype of this car. And next, all the developments and changes made are based on the young tester’s response.
The launch of DBX took place in the Chinese capital, Beijing, exploiting the enormous market potential. But the simultaneous opening was also carried out at the Los Angeles Motor Show in California to show its sharpness in Aston Martin’s second largest market.
Targeting the share of women and those who want luxury for everyday driving, there are various features and the latest Aston Martin technology tucked in. The price is very expensive. Therefore, before buying this car, look again at the Aston Martin DBX 2020 review.
What can be provided by the first SUV produced by Aston Martin? A charming display and development that involves a potential market share of Aston Martin, women. Of course, the exterior of Aston Martin still presents the impression of luxury for anyone who drives it.
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Front Exterior
The combination of high-tech features coupled with the exterior and interior arrangement. From the front, nothing can go wrong with Aston Martin’s distinctive DB class grille interpretation. Flanked by the headlights and narrow daytime running lights, gives an aggressive impression on the front exterior of the Aston Martin DBX 2020. The large front grille also doubles as an air inlet .
Even Aston Martin’s CEO, Andy Palmer, revealed that DBX uses the strongest grille that Aston Martin has produced since DB5. DBX will get a ‘strong’ face look, Palmer explained. Other functional details are the vents on the hood and rear of the front wheels, helping aerodynamics and brake cooling.
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Side Exterior
In contrast to Cullinan and Bentayga, DBX is lower in profile, but it is not compromised in providing roomy space inside. Aston even said the DBX was bigger and Bentley and Rolls, especially leg room and cargo space thanks to the 3,060 mm wheelbase. The exterior of the Aston Martin DBX 2020 also features all-season Pirelli Scorpion Zero tires with large 22-inch alloy wheels.
One of the interesting things about this car is its sporty appearance makes it quite nimble and flexible on the road. But some settings make you can change the ground clearance which was originally at 190 mm. Want to drive on smooth roads? You can reduce the ground clearance by 50 mm to 140 mm. Interested in adventure on the off-road streets? Ground clearance can also be made maximum, adding 45 mm to 235 mm.
Frameless windows give DBX a more pleasant coupe feel. Behind, there is a significant roof spoiler as well as a spoiler on the trunk door that reminds you of Aston Vantage. Large exhaust system wrapped in carbon fiber frames a black diffuser that looks elegant.
The interior of the Aston Martin DBX 2020
Considering that the DBX is a car with the first five-seater seats as well as the first SUV from the British manufacturer, the level of detail that Aston has for DBX is very impressive. Research was also carried out to ensure the cabin ‘feels like home’ when passengers enter the spacious cabin.
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Dashboard
As previously explained, this car was developed by targeting women as its main customers. As such, Aston Martin emphasizes how ‘each button and dial has been carefully positioned to follow intensive testing from external advisors, including the Aston Martin Women’s Advisory Board.
They added that the small touches on the Aston Martin DBX 2020 dashboard, including a separate armrest, glovebox design, and the ergonomic position of the car key control system “were developed carefully based on Aston Martin’s Women’s Advisory Board and dealer feedback. The development is also done by gathering information from various groups around the world. “
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Steering
Seeing the steering wheel, there is an impression of luxury felt. Wrapped in leather, the steering wheel of the Aston Martin DBX 2020 multi-function two-tone chrome display added to the middle ring. On the back there is a set of paddle shift attached. As explained before, the steering system can be adjusted and provide comfort for drivers with high or short posture.
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Chair
Inside, DBX has luxury items that match its price. Luxury can be felt with leather seats with hand stitches. Although made in the form of an SUV, Aston Martin embeds a “feeling” of driving a sports car with pretty good visibility in the front seat.
By using a sports car seat frame, Aston Martin designers provide space efficiency for the first row bench. So that makes more room for passengers in the back. There is even enough room for passengers to put their feet at the bottom of the first row seats.
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Baggage
Cabin storage is prioritized with a floating center console that offers storage space under ‘to place larger items, such as handbags.’ Aston Martin also mentioned that this feature can be used to bring valuables close to hand.
Made with a large body and good storage capabilities. Like other SUVs, this car is able to hold goods up to 832 liters when the second row seat is used. While the Aston Martin DBX 2020 luggage will get 1,540 liters of maximum storage. Ease of access was given using the rear bench division 40:20:40.
Aston Martin DBX 2020 features
To reduce noise and vibration during driving, DBX uses a single-piece carbon propshaft. In addition, this car also uses aero-acoustic computing technology to reduce road noise for its residents. Aston Martin also emphasized that it has given a greater rigidity than its rivals.
The attractive appearance for this luxury SUV is a full-length panoramic sunroof. At the front, there are two screens for the 10.25-inch infotainment system and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster that will give the driver driving information. While the Apple CarPlay system is a standard system, along with a 360 degree camera system. Other standard features include an 800 watt audio system to accompany you while driving.
While the headliner is available with Alcantara leather. You can also get a new ‘Q’ feature, which makes the center console get wooden accents. Still not enough? Aston Martin also provides a variety of additional feature packages for those of you who are willing to give up your money. One of the gun-rack settings on the roof set in the “Ski Package”
Aston Martin 2020 Review: Active safety features
There are many features offered, most of which are used to make driving more enjoyable. But don’t forget the safety system. DBX has a number of active safety systems, including Lane Departure, Automatic Emergency Braking and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.
Aston Martin DBX 2020 operation
As previously explained, this sporty-spirited family SUV can go up to 291 km / hour. Even faster than some coupe or sedan cars that are limited to 250 km / hour. All the improvements to the DBX engine settings are obtained from the 8-cylinder engine with the highest performance in the Aston Martin range today.
Its power is obtained from the TwinTurbo V8 engine which is made stronger than that which has been used on DB11 and V8 Vantage sports cars. Energy is connected to a 9-speed automatic transmission and is able to emit peak power up to 550 horsepower. In fact, this car can accelerate from rest to 100 km / h in just 4.5 seconds.
There are six driving modes, including GT, Sport and Sport + for driving on-road, and two driving modes for off-road use. The active drain system has a special setting that makes DBX ‘sound smooth at one time and great at another time’. Its development test also shows DBX’s ability when cornering is almost the same as the Aston Martin Vantage sports car line.
But unfortunately, its strength must be paid for with fuel consumption that is not exactly economical. With a weight reaching 2,245 kg, the average fuel efficiency figure is only 8.3 km / liter with 325g / km Co2 emissions.
Aston Martin DBX 2020 specifications
As the first SUV produced by Aston Martin, there are many similarities that are visible from the outside to the cabin. The following Aston Martn DBX 2020 specifications have just been introduced 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8
Aston Martin DBX 2020 Price List
Even though it is an SUV, this car is a prestigious SUV with an Aston Martin badge and full leather interior. Of course the price is not cheap. When Aston starts sending DBX to their customers in North America in the second half of next year, the price of the Aston Martin DBX 2020 is priced at $ 192,986
But of course the exclusivity is paid for with various features and luxury in the car. In fact, every buyer will get a book signed directly by Palmer and Aston Creative Officer Marek Reichman, along with an invitation to a regional “Waldorf Astoria celebratory cocktail party”.
Conclusion of Aston Martin DBX 2020
Aston Martin DBX 2020 is set to become the company’s biggest sales with a target of 5,000 units per year in 2021 with the United Kingdom, America and China as its main markets. It’s no secret how DBX was developed with details and the latest Aston Martin technology, even speed regulation that is equal to a sports car.
Made to target ‘rich women around the world’, the glamor of the glamor of the cabin is in the spotlight. Unfortunately, fuel matters are still a problem (for the environment, not the consumer’s pocket). But for a car that is stylish and offers comfort in it, this premium sporty SUV can be a marker for a ‘sultan’ in various parts of the world.