Aston Martin of Glenview

Aston Martin DB11 Engines: V12 vs. V8 | Chicago, IL

Available with a V8 or V12 engine, deciding on your new Aston Martin DB11 just got a lot harder. When it comes to the interior and exterior, the V8 and V12 versions are virtually identical. They offer the same interior amenities, color combinations, and technology features. The only real difference is what’s under the hood. Get more details on the benefits of each option below, and then schedule a time to view the new Aston Martin DB11 with a V8 or V12 engine at our boutique dealership in Glenview, IL. You can schedule a viewing through our appointment form or by phone at (847) 904-1233.

Aston Martin V8 vs. V12: Weight

When paired with a 5.2L twin-turbo V12, the new Aston Martin DB11 weighs in at 4,080 lbs. However, the 4.0L V8 version only tips the scales at 3,880 lbs. A difference of 200 lbs. may not sound like a lot, but you will notice a difference at a track day event or cruising at speed.


Aston Martin V8 vs. V12: Acceleration

How fast do you want to go from 0-to-62 MPH? The DB11 with the 5.2L twin-turbo V12 goes from a standstill to 62 MPH in 3.9 seconds. The V8 version gets up to the same speed in 4.0 seconds.


Aston Martin V8 vs. V12: Top Speed

How important is speed to you? If you want to get your DB11 up near 200 MPH, you have to choose the V12 version. The V8 is ‘only’ capable of reaching 187 MPH.


Aston Martin V8 vs. V12: Sound

How do you choose between two great symphonies? The 5.2L twin-turbo V12 produces a full, smooth sound that is closer to a scream. The 4.0L V8 engine produces a choppy, more guttural sound. While it’s great to read about the differences in sound between the two engine options, there’s nothing like experiencing them firsthand. Schedule a viewing at our dealership in Glenview, IL to hear the difference between an Aston Martin V12 and V8.


Aston Martin V8 vs. V12: Pricing Details & Availability

What does it cost to get behind the wheel of a new Aston Martin DB11 from our boutique dealership in Glenview, IL? The V8 version starts at $198,995 MSRP, and the V12 edition comes with a $216,495 MSRP. Discover your new Aston Martin DB11 with the 4.0L V8 or 5.2L twin-turbo V12 in the inventory at Aston Martin of Glenview. Make an appointment to see, feel, and hear the new Aston Martin DB11 by contacting our team through our viewing form or by phone at (847) 904-1233.

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