For the first Aston Martin SUV benchmark steel BMW X6M and Porsche CayenneJuly 13, 2019
DBX was told about superproject DBX by his chief engineer M. Becker.
The head of the project was supported by creative director M. Reichman. In an interview with Motoring Australia, both employees of the company named the vehicles they were targeting when creating their first crossover.
This project was the largest in the history of the company. Now it has more than 350 employees, and investments in the future car product have reached a billion “green.” The goal of engineers and designers is to create a dynamic and beautiful crossover.
As Becker is sure, the team managed to “graft” the newly created DBX with the DB11 character: it made the new product look more like a practical sports car. Choosing the power of an SUV, the designers considered the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, which develops 550 liters. with. at a peak moment of 770 N * m and reaching 100 km / h in 4.1 seconds. But good handling was borrowed from the BMW X6M. The cars were compared both on German tracks and in the Nürburgring.
According to preliminary data for the crossover using the platform Lagonda, on which to build electrical models. The DBX will have a hybrid engine, but developers are not going to give up pure gasoline units. It is likely that this is a 8-cylinder Mercedes AMG engine, which develops almost 510 liters. with. or a V12 of 750 hp”