Silvia. Aston Martin. June 16th , 2014.
As we get closer and closer to the year of 2016, more news about 2016 Aston Martin DB9 are revealed. In this recent time for example, there are more and more news about the car known. The first example is about the new platform will be used in the car series in order to add more sports model for people to choose. Unfortunately, there is no further information mentioned yet in relation to this.
2016 Aston Martin DB9 Powertrain
Other than the news about the unveil of this 2016 Aston Martin DB9 which is already positive to be done in 2016, of course there is another news found to be interesting and you really have to know about this. The news is about the engine options will be offered later when the car is finally released. From some engine options, there is one option known already now. This engine is a Turbocharged V8 engine which is also developed for a new car from other automaker, which is the new Mercedes AMG series. This engine will be combined perfectly with new gearbox system as well as the electrical system. For the detail of the engine itself, there is a possibility for it to be a 4.0L V8 engine with the ability to create up to 500 horsepower. Other than that, the engine can also make the car to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph only in about 4.5 seconds while the top speed of it itself is known to be about 186 mph. The availability of this engine is of course something new because currently DB9 is adorned with 6.0L V12 engine.
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2016 Aston Martin DB9 Specs
With all known specifications about 2016 Aston Martin DB9 as told previously, there is a possibility for this future car to be the right competitors for some other cars created by other automakers. The first possible competitor is no other else but the Jaguar XKR-S series. Even there is no exact information known about this car now, there is a quite big chance for this to be adorned with a 5.0L Supercharged V8 engine with the ability to create the quite same power, which is around 550 horsepower. Other than this car, there is also Maserati Granturismo as the other considerable competitor of the DB9. For this one, the engine used is a 4.7L V8 engine with the ability to create for about 454 horsepower. All of these competitors are worth to be paid attention to for those who gain interest in purchasing the DB9 later.
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