Aston Martin previews ‘world’s most powerful luxury SUV’

Aston Martin is preparing to broaden the DBX schedule with what it assures will stand honored as “the world’s most effective high-end SUV.” Concrete information stay infrequent, yet the British firm released a brief video clip to preview the mystical new model.

Posted on Aston Martin’s official social networks networks, the 13-second flick shows a sporty-looking wheel style, a piece of carbon fiber interior trim, and also the business’s wing-shaped logo design embroidered into a headrest. What’s maybe more telling is the engine revving in the background. While previous reports asserted that the spicier DBX would certainly obtain a V12 engine, this one sounds a great deal like a V8 to our ears.

If the DBX S– a name that hasn’t been confirmed for manufacturing yet– indeed lands with a V8, the system will certainly be an advancement of the Mercedes-AMG-sourced 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged engine that powers the standard design. It establishes 542 horsepower and also 516 pound-feet of torque in its normal state of tune; how much power it will make in the S is still up in the air. AMG presses it to 603 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque in the GLE63 S and the GLS63 S (which are remaining the 2022 model year), but those numbers would not provide the DBX accessibility to the power crown; Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid has 670 horsepower and also it gets the “deluxe SUV” tag.

Expecting an output of 670-plus horsepower isn’t unreasonable, though crossing your fingers for the 720-horsepower V8 from the GT Black Series is most likely wishful thinking, plus the normal array of framework, suspension, and braking system upgrades needed to maintain the cavalry in check. Aston Martin’s preview tips that visual alterations throughout will belong to the performance-oriented bundle too.

Fascinated? So are well. We won’t have to wait lengthy to learn: the following DBX version will certainly make its launching on February 1, 2022.