2016 Aston Martin DB9 vs 2017 Aston Martin DB11
How do you choose between Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Van Gogh’s Starry Night? That’s what deciding between the 2016 Aston Martin DB9 and the 2017 Aston Martin DB11 is like. Both rank among the all-time greatest cars ever produced, and both provide a truly exquisite driving experience. While the DB9 and DB11 share several unique features that state their heritage clearly as Aston Martin
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Which features do the 2016 Aston Martin DB9 and 2017 Aston Martin DB11 share?
- Developed from the styling of the Aston Martin DB7 from the 1990s, the DB9 and DB11 feature similar design profile.
- Under the hood, the DB9 and DB11 both provide the sound that only a V12 engine can deliver.
- On the interior, drivers can expect the highest quality materials available throughout the cabin. From soft, supple leather to genuine wood and metal accents, neither interior design disappoints.
How are the 2016 Aston Martin DB9 and 2017 Aston Martin DB11 unique?
- While they both feature a V12, the engine of the DB11 is slightly smaller and adds a turbocharger.
- The DB9 came with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission, while the DB11 adds two gears and comes with an eight-speed shiftable automatic.
- The DB11 is built with a high-strength aluminum alloy, making it lighter and stronger than the steel construction of the DB9.
- The DB11 has increased its power and lowered its weight, resulting in a 3.8 0-60 MPH acceleration time. The DB9 accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 4.9 seconds.
- An 8-in. touchscreen included with the DB11 replaces most of the dials in the center console of the DB9.
- A 12-in. digital display in the DB11 replaces the traditional analog dials in the driver information center in the DB9.
- A ‘floating roof’ design and a wider grille were incorporated into the exterior design of the DB11.
- ‘Boomerang’ headlights also highlight the exterior of the DB11.