The Aston Martin DB9 is a grand tourer first sign of Aston Martin at the IAA 2003. Available as a coupe and convertible known as the DB9 Volante is the successor of the Aston Martin DB7. The first model of Aston Martin DB9 was built at the factory in Gaydon. The Aston Martin DB9, designed by Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker, consists mainly of aluminum. The chassis is the VH platform, also found in Aston Martin DBS. The engine, moreover, is the 6.0L V12, Aston Martin V12 Vanquish.
The latest Aston Martin has a top speed of 295 km / h (183 mph) and a time of 4.1 seconds 0-97 km / h (60 mph). The 2012 version has seen many improvements in design, the engine and the driving experience. Now has the most powerful engine, but with a maximum power of 517 hp and 620 Nm of torque. It also comes with carbon ceramic brakes as standard.
Aston Martin Racing suitable for Aston Martin DB9 sports car racing, production of the DBR9 GT1 and GT3 FIA DBRS9s. Both cars are lighter Aston Martin DB9, components are removed and interior panels of the aluminum body panels are replaced by carbon fiber. In addition, the engine has been modified in two cars to produce more energy. The DBR9 won several events, including the event starts.
The Aston Martin DB9 was designed by Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker, and was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2003. The nickname “DB” is derived from the initials of David Brown, the owner of Aston Martin for a significant part of its history. Despite being successor of the Aston Martin DB7, Aston Martin DB8 not call the car because of fears that the name suggests the car was equipped with only a V8 engine; the V12 DB9). It was also reported that Aston Martin believes that the appointment of the car “DB8” would indicate a gradual change and distort the car.
Aston Martin DB9 Interior
Inside the Aston Martin DB9 is leather and walnut. In the most recent edition, leather accents also hand sewn and joins occurs. On the dashboard, GPS and Bluetooth are standard. Dolby Prologic system can be connected to satellite radio, six-CD changer, iPod connector, a USB connector or an auxiliary input jack. This audio system can be upgraded to a Bang & Olufsen stereo system.
The Aston Martin DB9 coupe comes standard with two front and rear seats. A seating package that eliminates the rear seats and front seats replaced with lighter seats kevlar and carbon fiber can be selected. The trunk is 186 891 cm3 (6.6 cubic feet) in cutting or 135 921 cm3 (4.8 cubic feet) in the Volante.
Aston Martin DB9 Exterior
Made to follow the model of Aston DB7, DB9 is, like the original press release from Aston “, a contemporary version of the classic DB design elements and features.” Retains the traditional grille and side strakes Aston Martin, and tries to keep it simple and sleek design. The trunk is pronounced like the DB4 and DB5. At the front, without DB9 is a separate head and has no visible buffers. The outer skin is largely aluminum, although the front bumper and the hood are compounds.
2013 Aston Martin DB9 is revised model, Aston made minor changes in the body, including optical drives enlargening embedded with bi-xenon and LED strip lights upgrade, expand the front splitter, upgrade networks and lateral heat extractors, LED taillights updated with eyeglasses and integration of a new rear spoiler with clear trunk lid.
Aston Martin DB9 Engine
The Aston Martin DB9 was initially released with a 6.0 L V12 engine, originally taken from his sister car, the V12 Vanquish. The engine delivers 569 Nm (420 lbf · ft) of torque at 5,000 rpm and a maximum power of 456 hp (450 hp) at 6,000 rpm. The Aston Martin DB9 can accelerate from 0 to 97 kmh (60 mph) in 4.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 299 km / h (186 mph). The engine is largely behind the front axle for improved weight distribution. Changes to the engine for 2013 model DB9 increased power of 517 hp (510 hp) and 620 Nm engine (457 lbf · ft) torque. 0-97 km / h time in the car (60 mph) was reduced to 4.1 seconds and the new top speed is 295 km / h (183 mph).
The Aston Martin DB9 can be equipped with a manual transmission or six-speed Graziano automatic transmission ZF six-speed paddle-operated semi-automatic. The transmission time increases / h automatic 0-97 km (60 miles) in 4.9 seconds, while top speed is the same. The gearbox is mounted to the rear and is driven by a propeller shaft of the carbon fiber into a mold of aluminum torque tube.
Aston Martin DB9 Chassis
The Aston Martin DB9 is the first Aston Martin model to be designed and developed in aluminum VH Ford (horizontal / vertical) which also underlies the flagship Aston Martin DBS platform. The body structure is aluminum and composite melded together mechanically fixed by self-drilling rivets and robotic assisted bonding techniques. The aluminum structure bonded is claimed to possess more than twice the torsional rigidity of its predecessor, despite being 25 percent lighter.
The DB9 also contains stabilizer bars and double wishbone, coil springs supported. To keep the back-end in control during acceleration or braking, rear suspension has additional anti-squat and anti-lift technology. The car also has three adjustment modes: normal, for everyday wear, sports, for more precise movement with the cost of driving comfort, and the track that favors the effects of sports bets.
Aston Martin DB9 Wheels
The Aston Martin DB9 initially released on wheels with a width of 216 mm (8.5 inches) 483 mm (19 inches). These were modified to 20 508 (mm) wheel with a width of 216 mm (8.5 in) at the front and 279 mm (11 inches) from the rear. The tires are Pirelli P-Zero with code 245 / 35ZR20 and 295 / 30ZR20. The Aston Martin DB9 brakes with six-piston calipers up front and four-piston calipers in the rear carbon ceramic.