Aston teases DB11 Volante
ANOTHER OPEN-TOP ASTON is on the way, but this one won’t be on sale for at least another year. Aston Martin has released a number of ‘teaser’ shots of the forthcoming DB11 Volante, albeit a prototype wearing some light yet frustrating disguise panels over its rear haunches, doubtless to cover-up some more clever ‘Aeroblade’ shenanigans.
What we can see is a taut fabric roof, which is good news for weight – and for those of us who prefer a genuine soft-top to a folding metal lid. We know the Volante will share the coupé’s 600bhp twin-turbo V12, so straight-line performance should remain all but identical. That’s to say a sub-4.0sec 0-60mph time and a top speed approaching 200mph, which isn’t too shabby for a four-seater convertible. We also expect the Volante’s standard-fit adaptive damping to offer even greater