Across the world, regardless of gender or race, people tend to share similar dreams or goals. Those dreams could be of having a big happy and healthy family, of becoming a famous musician, or owning a really nice car, among many others. If you count yourself among the many that have dreams of owning a nice car, you might have caught yourself taking a look at an Aston Martin with envy once or twice (maybe more). Aston Martin vehicles are known for being expensive but luxurious, a worthy expense for anyone who has ever bought one. With that in mind, here is an overview of a few of the current vehicles Aston Market has on the market right now. If you’ve been saving up, are just dreaming about driving one, or you are looking to buy, here is everything you need to know about the current lineup.
What’s Special About an Aston Martin?
Regardless of if you love the brand or if you don’t see the appeal of an Aston Martin, we can all agree that the models are the epitome of luxury. When it comes to crafting their vehicles, Aston Martin focuses on three things: beauty, craft, and art. As stated on their website, “beautiful leaves a lasting impression.” Aston Martin doesn’t create a vehicle just to get someone from point A to point B; they create them with love and dedication. You will never find an underpowered or ugly car in their lineup. Each vehicle has been crafted with dedication and love, and the final product can only be described as “automotive art,” as they describe it. It’s clear that they’re branded as something incredibly luxurious and well made.
The Aston Martin Vantage
According to Aston Martin, the “Vantage is raw and instinctive, unwavering in its single purpose: to overwhelm the senses through its world-renowned design, agile performance, and dedicated craftsmanship. Its heart beats with a high powered 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8, producing that visceral Aston Martin roar.” If that’s not enough to sell you on the vehicle, what is?
The 2020 Aston Martin Vantage can go from 0-62 mph in only 3.6 seconds and has an overall top speed of 195 mpg. With an MSRP of over $150K, you can bet that this car is going to be packed with features that blow other cars out of the water. However, this is on the cheaper side for luxury sports cars, but its performance specs wouldn’t show it.
Unfortunately, while it is definitely a beautiful and elite sports car, it didn’t seem to impress buyers. Car and Driver stated the Vantage has its lows, listing its lows as “build quality, misses expectations, noisy cabin on the highway, trickier than rivals to drive fast.” While the car rivals other models from manufacturers like the Porsche and the Mercedes, it doesn’t offer the same approachability factor. The good news is that Aston Martin makes up for this one model with many other well-loved vehicles.
The Aston Martin DBX
The DBX is Aston Martin’s first-ever SUV. With the tagline, “beautiful is relentless,” this is definitely a car that begs to be admired by drivers and others on the road. Its sharp design is eye-catching, to say the least.
The DBX is branded as an “Aston Martin in SUV form.” They want their consumers to think of it as an Aston Martin before seeing it as just another SUV. And they are right; this is not your average SUV. It is luxury and class wrapped in “unmistakable style.”
In only 4.5 seconds, the 2020 Aston Martin DBX, can go from 0-62 mph and offers a maximum torque of 516 lb-ft. While this a luxury car, it’s also an SUV made for adventure.
The Aston Martin DB11
“Classically Aston Martin,” is the right tagline for this beauty, and one look at the DB11 will let you know right away that it’s a car with luxury written all over it. This 2020 vehicle, also referred to as the Volante, gives us serious cruising through beach town vibes. The DB11 is a beautifully crafted convertible with an automatic transmission and a 4.0-liter engine V8 engine. It doesn’t matter how you approach it; the DB11 is a high-powered and stunning automobile.
You can find this vehicle in colors like White Stone, Hyper Red, and Pearl Blonde, and regardless of color, it will stun anyone you are trying to impress.
If you are looking to get the best power and performance out of the DB11, you will need to look at the AMR trim. The “DB11 AMR is the new flagship of the DB11 range, boosting greater power, increased performance, enhanced driving dynamics and a more characterful exhaust note,” states Aston Martin. The AMR is a better DB11 in every way.
The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera
The 2020 DBS Superleggera is definitely a high-end car; it takes only 3.6 seconds to go from 0-62 mph in this amazing model. Superleggera is Italian for superlight, which the Superleggera embodies in its design and speed. It combines mean design with beauty from its other vehicles to create something a little different than Aston Martin’s standard.
The DBS Superleggera comes in two forms, the Volante and the Coupe. The Volante is described as “resolute” with its yellow headlights and convertible top. The Coupe is described as “dynamic futurist,” which really shows through in its design.
The Superleggera has a twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V12 engine that puts out 715 horsepower. It has an automatic transmission and a combined fuel economy of 20 MPG, though if you’re looking for a sports car, you’re likely not looking for the most economic vehicle in the world, but this model will get you far.
The Aston Martin Rapide AMR
The 2020 Rapide AMR is described as “beautiful and unleashed,” and definitely fits that description. If you’re a racing stripe down the front of the hood kind of guy, the Rapide AMR will appeal to your sense of style. The Rapide goes from 0-62 mph in 3.6 seconds and will have you zipping down the road in no time at all.
“Rapide AMR represents the ultimate evolution of a spectacular and versatile sports car. With enhanced performance, sharper dynamics and more powerful design language, Aston Martin has taken Rapide to new and exciting extremes,” says Aston Martin. Clearly, the Rapide has a lot to say.
With four doors, this sports car almost looks like a combination of the DBS line and a regular old sedan that you could find at a used car lot. That’s not to say it’s a bad car, it’s beautiful. However, it doesn’t fit the name “sports car” like a lot of Aston Martin’s other models do.
Should You Buy an Aston Martin?
Whether you have the money or you’re looking around for spare pocket change to start your investment, an Aston Martin is a great choice for a sports car. With an absolutely wonderful design that’s mean and beautiful at the same time, these cars will leave people turning heads when you drive by.
Aston Martin has a sports car for every kind of person. So whether you’re an SUV, convertible, or coupe kind of person, you’ll be able to find the perfect Aston Martin for your life. However, a sports car is a huge investment and can be a lot of money to maintain. If you’re getting ready to save up (anywhere from 100k to 300k, don’t forget to budget for repair costs as well).
If you have the money and you’re trying to decide which to purchase, we hope you love your new car, and if you’re thinking about saving up for one, we wish you the best of luck.