The Aston Martin DB9 is shown a grand tourer first Aston Martin at the 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show. Known available as Coupe and Convertible Volante, the DB9 was the successor of the DB7. It was built the first model in Gaydon facility Aston Martin. The Aston Martin DB9 was designed by Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker, is made largely of aluminum. The chassis is found the VH platform in the Aston Martin DBS. The engine, which is on the other side of the 6.0L V12 V12 Vanquish from Aston Martin. The latest Aston Martin has a top speed of 295 km / h (183 mph) and a 0-97 km / h (60 mph) time of 4.1 seconds.
The 2012 version has seen many improvements in the design, the motor and the overall driving experience. It now has the most powerful engine yet with peak power of 517 hp and 620 Nm of torque. It also comes equipped with carbon-ceramic brakes. Aston Martin Racing has the Aston Martin DB9 suitable for sports cars, the production of the Aston Martin DB9 GT1 and FIA for the DBRS9 for FIA GT3. These two vehicles are DB9S brightened; the interiors are removed and the aluminum body parts are replaced by carbon fiber plates. In addition, the engine has been tweaked in the two cars to produce more power. The DBR9 won in several events, including his debut event.
The Aston Martin DB9 was designed by Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker and was first unveiled at the 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show. The nickname “DB” is derived from the initials of David Brown, the owner of Aston Martin for a significant part of its history. Although the successor to the DB7 Aston Martin not the car the DB8 call because of the fear that the name would suggest, that the car is equipped with a V8 engine. It was also reported that Aston Martin believes that the appointment of the car “DB8” show a gradual development and disfigure the car.
Aston Martin DB9 Interior
The interior of the Aston Martin DB9 has leather and walnut. In newer versions, the leather is hand-stitched accents and given additional closes. On the dashboard, navigation and Bluetooth are standard. A Dolby Prologic sound system can be hooked up to satellite radio, a six-disc CD changer, iPod connectivity, a USB port or an auxiliary input. The sound system can be upgraded with a Bang & Olufsen stereo. The coupe comes standard with two front seats and rear seats. A seating package that removes the rear seats and replaced the front seats with lighter seats made of Kevlar and carbon fiber, can be selected. The boot is 186 891 cm3 (6.6 cu ft) in coupe or 135 921 cm3 (4.8 cu ft) in the Volante.
Aston Martin DB9 Exterior
Made to follow Aston Martin DB7 model, the Aston Martin DB9 after initial press release, “a contemporary version of the classic DB design elements and properties”. It retains the traditional Aston Martin grille and door handles, and the design is trying to keep the lines simple and refined. The trunk is pronounced as that of DB4 and DB5. At the front DB9 is no separate nose cone, and no visible bumpers. The outer skin is largely made of aluminum, while the front bumper and bonnet are composite.
For model year 2013 revision Aston made minor changes to the body, including enlarging the recessed headlight cluster with bi-xenon lamps and LED daytime strip, an extension of the front splitter, updating the grille and side heat removal systems, updating the LED taillights with clear lenses and integration of a new rear apron with the trunk lid.
Aston Martin DB9 Engine
The Aston Martin DB9 was originally launched with a 6.0L V12 engine that equipped originally taken from the sister car, the V12 Vanquish. The engine delivers 569 Nm (420 lbf · ft) of torque at 5000 rpm and a maximum power of 456 hp (450 bhp) at 6,000 revolutions per minute. The DB9 is 0-97 km / h (60 mph) speed in 4.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 299 km / h (186 mph). The engine sits largely behind the front axle line to improve weight distribution. Changes to the engine for the 2013 model year DB9 increases the horsepower to 517 hp (510 hp) and torque to 620 Nm (457 lbf · ft). The car 0-97 km / h (60 mph) time reduced to 4.1 seconds and the top speed is 295 new km / h (183 mph).
The Aston Martin DB9 can be equipped with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed Graziano-ZF automatic transmission with paddle-operated semi-automatic mode. The automatic transmission increases the 0-97 km / h (60 mph) time to 4.9 seconds, although the top speed remains the same. The gearbox mounted behind and powered by a carbon-fiber shaft end within a cast aluminum torque tube.
Aston Martin DB9 Chassis
The Aston Martin DB9 is the first Aston Martin designed model and Ford’s aluminum VH (Vertical / Horizontal) platform, which also underpins the Aston Martin DBS flagship be developed. The body structure is made of aluminum and composite fused together mechanically fixed punch rivets and robotic assisted bonding techniques. The bound aluminum structure is purported to have more than twice the torsional rigidity of its predecessor, although 25 percent lighter.
The DB9 also contains stabilizers and double wishbones, coil springs with support. To keep the back-end control when accelerating or braking, the rear suspension has additional anti-squat and anti-lift technology. The car also features three modes for Tuning: Normal for everyday use, sports, for more precise movement at the expense of ride comfort and track which promotes the impact of recreational setting.
Aston Martin DB9 Wheels
The Aston Martin DB9 first with 483 mm (19 in) wheels with a width of 216 mm (8.5 in) started. These were up 20 (11) later changed to (508 mm) wheels with widths of 216 mm (8.5 in) in the front and 279 mm at the rear. The tires are Pirelli P-Zero with codes of 245 / 35ZR20 and 295 / 30ZR20. The Aston Martin DB9 brakes are carbon-ceramic with six-piston calipers in the front and four-piston rear calipers.