Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition 2019 - AZH-CARS

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition 2019

Few plane of the jet age are greater immediately recognisable, or greater fondly remembered, than the world-famend Concorde. Now, 50 years because its first flight, this supersonic passenger jet - created in a completely unique piece of Anglo-French co-operation - is the foundation for the ultra-modern member of the surprisingly suited Aston Martin Wings Series.

Strictly constrained to most effective ten examples and offering lavish personalisation through Aston Martin's bespoke provider, Q via way of means of Aston Martin, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde proudly celebrates now no longer most effective the 1/2 of century for the reason that iconic luxurious passenger jet took to the skies, however additionally the centenary of one in every of Concorde's flag sporting airline operators: British Airways.

The declaration of this new unique version sports activities vehicle marks the ultra-modern bankruptcy withinside the ongoing Aston Martin Wings Series. The DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition joins the Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition; Vantage Blades Edition; and the V12 Vantage S Spitfire eighty withinside the logo's aviation-stimulated birthday party models.Fittingly, the automobile has been commissioned via way of means of Aston Martin Bristol that's to be determined simply an extended runway's period farfar from Aerospace Bristol at Filton - the area this is now domestic to the final Concorde ever to fly and the vicinity at which the British Concorde had been manufactured. The declaration is in particular becoming, too, because it coincides exactly with the date of 26 November, 2003 while the final Concorde flight, of G-BOAF now in house at Aerospace Bristol - touched down.

Marek Reichman, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Aston Martin Lagonda, stated of the brand new vehicle: "It's most effective becoming that our excellent British sports activities vehicle logo marks the success of the quite dedicated, gifted and bold groups of British and French scientists, engineers, designers and plane people who made Concorde, and supersonic air travel, a truth in our skies 50 years ago.

"Using the DBS Superleggera as our beginning point, and with the assist of the gifted personalisation professionals withinside the Q via way of means of Aston Martin provider to attract on, we were capable of subtly and sympathetically beautify and spotlight a number of the automobile's maximum terrific capabilities even as keeping the elegance, fashion and sheer brutish street presence for which the Aston Martin DBS is rightly known."

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde capabilities a cautiously judged choice of indoors and outside layout and trim adjustments to delicately but unmistakably rejoice the achievements of the Concorde team. Outside, the sports activities vehicle is outstanding via way of means of bespoke facet strakes milled from strong aluminium; a bespoke painted livery comprising British Airways colors at the roof strake, aero blade and rear diffuser; black tinted carbon fibre roof with Concorde silhouette image; the well-known British Airways 'Speedmarque' emblem in chrome at the the front wings; a completely unique Q via way of means of Aston Martin wing badge with black teeth infill; specific and genuine jet black painted Civil Aviation Authority plane identifier numbers and bespoke inspection plaques signed via way of means of Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO Andy Palmer and British Airways Chairman Álex Cruz.

Inside, the brand new vehicle capabilities greater cautiously judged layout capabilities created to rejoice the splendid achievements of Concorde. Among the highlights internal are the Concorde emblem at the the front seat facings; a Mach Meter image embroidered at the driver's facet solar visor; a completely unique headliner offering published Alcantara showing a 'sonic boom' image; paddle shifters crafted from titanium from Concorde compressor blades; ground mats in Terence Conran layout pattern; seatbelt buckle badges milled from strong aluminium and bespoke sill plaques.

This, of course, is supported via way of means of the excellent overall performance of the DBS Superleggera - the logo's 5.2-litre twin-rapid V12-engined Super GT flagship boasting 725 PS, 900 Nm of torque, a pinnacle pace of 211mph and blistering acceleration that dispatches 0-sixty two mph in only 3.four seconds and 0-one hundred mph in 6.four seconds.

Parts of the proceeds from the sale of every person vehicle may be donated to the Air League Trust, a now no longer-for-earnings enterprise that teaches under-privileged kids the way to fly, and gives assist for them to paintings in engineering.

The new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition is exactly constrained to ten examples and they're to be had to buy thru Aston Martin Bristol.