The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera – A Special Tribute To The Concorde
The new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera belongs to Q Collection, a range of exclusive supercars with unique improvements that are designed and engineered by the high-end brand’s in-house bespoke division. Featuring distinctive elements that emphasize the power and the elegance, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera was launched to celebrate the 50 years since Concorde aircraft made its first flight and as well the centenary of British Airways.
The luxury brand‘s latest exclusive modern car pays homage to the supersonic private jet which last touched down 16 years ago in 2003. In addition to honoring the jet’s legacy and heritage, the luxury car by Aston Martin’s Q Collection is a limited edition masterpiece: just ten vehicles will be sold by Aston Martin – these modern cars will contain amazing personalized options like a bespoke painted livery encompassing British Airways colors on the roof strake, aero blade, and rear diffuser, and also a black-tinted carbon fiber roof bearing Concorde‘s silhouette.
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According to Marek Reichman, the executive vice-president and chief creative officer at Aston Martin Lagonda, this new expensive car: “It’s only fitting that our great British sports car brand marks the achievement of the incredibly dedicated, talented and ambitious teams of British and French scientists, engineers, designers and aircraft workers who made Concorde, and supersonic air travel, a reality in our skies 50 years ago.”
Inside the luxury car, there’s blue upholstery that is similar to BA’s cabin contemporary design, with the Concorde logo on the front seat facings. Besides this, the new Aston Martin supercar features a lavish personalization and an amazing white finish, pulverized aluminum side strakes and a black-tinted carbon-fiber roof.
The private jet-inspired unique details continue inside, where a headliner made from Alcantra incorporates a sonic boom-themed graphic and paddle shifter built of titanium from the Concorde’s compressor blades.
About technical upgrades and characteristics of new Aston Martin luxury car: it can go from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.4 seconds and hit a top speed of 211 mph thanks to a robust twin-turbo 5.2-liter V12 engine that churns out 715 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. The perfect supercar for a luxury lifestyle!
Source: Robb Report
Photos: Courtesy by Aston Martin