2021 Aston Martin Lagonda

The 2021 Aston Martin Lagonda is an independent British manufacturer of luxury sports cars and large passenger cars. The Aston Martin Lagonda was the first production car to use a digital instrument panel. Aston Martin’s attempt to infiltrate the long-standing Rolls / Bentley duopoly at the higher end of the sedan market.

Aston Martin confirmed that it would launch a new Lagonda model called Taraf for the Middle Eastern market, sold by invitation only and which is considered the successor to the Lagonda saloon. AM will relaunch Lagonda as an all-electric luxury brand targeting the kind of tech billionaires who get bored of ticking all the option boxes on a Tesla Model X P100D.

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda EV

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda EV

Equally important, it will lead Aston’s electrification efforts, something the company is designing on its own, aside from the engine agreement it has with Mercedes-AMG. Both Lagondas will be installed on the same Aston-developed platform that sits underneath the upcoming Aston DBX SUV and will be built alongside it at the company’s new factory in Saint Athan, Wales. Rolls-Royce and Bentley are working on electric vehicle platforms, which will likely arrive around the same time.

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda Design

Inside, the 2021 Aston Martin Lagonda’s driver’s seat before climbing to the rear, and many buyers hoped they would never drive their own car. But at the front of the cabin, the Rapide S’s similarities are overwhelming, as the two cars share the same dashboard, control layout, and even front door trim. The back is very different, and this is where the effort has been directed. The engineering team has done an impressive job of creating space in what is still fundamentally the architecture of a sports car, and it is a completely different car from the tight Rapide S.

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda Electric

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda Electric

The Lagonda loses the thick center console of the Aston, although there is still a substantial bump over the transmission tunnel, and now also a proper view out the windows. Most of that wheelbase stretch has been turned into extra legroom. The rear seats are comfortable but they don’t recline, and the Taraf feels short of toys compared to its obvious rivals. The Lagonda still sits on steel springs with interchangeable shock absorbers tasked with combining comfort and response, in stark contrast to the cushioned air suspension of all its obvious rivals.

2021 Aston Martin Lagonda Engine

The 2021 Lagonda Vision concept showing a preview of the new sedan uses electric motors at each wheel and a battery mounted under its flat floor. The SUV should follow suit. Palmer has promised that the battery-powered Aston Rapide, effectively acting as a testbed for the new battery-electric architecture, will deliver performance at least 2021 Aston Martin Lagonda equivalent to that of a V-12.