Aston Martin DBX appeared on the streets of LondonMarch 3, 2019
The plant in St. Athens is Aston Martin’s second largest manufacturing facility in the UK.
The first SUV Aston Martin DBX unexpectedly visited Downing Street this week.
The appearance of the car was timed to the Day of sv. David – St. David was the patron saint of Wales, where the SUV will be produced in a specially built factory.
The plant in St. Athens is Aston Martin’s second largest manufacturing facility in the UK and will create more than 700 new jobs. Place in the valley of Glamorgan was once the Ministry of Defense and over the past three years has been transformed into a modern car factory.
Andy Palmer, Aston Martin Lagonda Group President and Chief Executive Officer and Wales Secretary of State Alan Cairns, accompanied DBX on Downing Street, who attended the reception hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May.
“DBX prototypes launched an extensive testing program during which the car experienced its pace in various conditions, including at the demanding Welsh rally stage. I am glad that this model was able to participate in the celebration of Wales Week in London, ”said Palmer.
The real tests of the car began at the end of last year in Wales, and he also had to go to the Arctic, the Middle East, high alpine passes and the Nürburgring.
The DBX is the first Aston Martin SUV and does not pass the same test mode as the Aston Martin grand touring and sports cars. Particular emphasis is placed on off-road performance to ensure quality performance in all aspects.
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