Aston teases DB11 Volante

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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

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