Aston Martin of Glenview

2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 Coupe VS. 2018 Lexus LC 500 Coupe | Glenview, IL

While Lexus is a solid luxury brand, it can’t compete with the best that British engineering has to offer, can it? The results are closer than you think! Find out whether the 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 or the 2018 Lexus LC 500 comes out ahead when compared side-by-side. Learn all the key differences between these two luxury performance models below. You can also get in touch with the team at Aston Martin of Glenview by calling (847) 904-1233 to ask questions or schedule a viewing for your new grand tourer.

2018 Aston Martin DB11 vs. 2018 Lexus LC 500: Engine

While the Lexus LC 500 tries, it simply can’t match the power and sound that the Aston Martin DB11 produces. The DB11’s slightly smaller engine with two turbochargers ably outmuscles the large, boisterous V8 under the hood of the Lexus LC 500. Engine specs for both GT models are as follows:

2018 Aston Martin DB11
GT Car
2018 Lexus LC 500
4.0L twin turbo V8
5.0L V8
510 HP
471 HP
513 lb.-ft.
398 lb.-ft.
Compression Ratio

2018 Aston Martin DB11 vs. 2018 Lexus LC 500: Performance

The differences in performance aren’t limited to the engines. The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 is lighter, quicker, and faster than the 2018 Lexus LC 500, but that’s not all. The new DB11 also features a rear mid-mounted, eight-speed automatic transmission with an electronic shift-by-wire control system to provide lightning quick shifting and perfect 50/50 weight distribution. Performance specs that will make a difference in your driving experience include:

2018 Aston Martin DB11
GT Car
2018 Lexus LC 500
187 MPH
Top Track Speed
168 MPH
3.9 seconds
0-60 MPH Acceleration
4.4 seconds
3,880 lbs.
Overall Weight
4,370 lbs.
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