8 Exciting 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 Features

Premium luxury automobiles fall into one of two categories: they’re either designed to be blisteringly quick on a race track, or they’re designed to take the passengers across the country in extreme comfort. Aston Martin’s DB11 is for the latter. But for 2018, they added a new version of the DB11 that they promise blends the two.

The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 is new in many ways for Aston Martin. Thanks to a partnership with Daimler – the folks who own Mercedes-Benz – the DB11 V8 uses an engine from the German manufacturer.

What you need to know about the 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8,
What you need to know about the 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8,

It’s more than just a cheaper version of the cross-country brawler. At least, that’s what Aston Martin’s engineers promise. We flew out to San Diego to verify their claims of a driver’s DB11 and devised this list of 8 things you need to know about the 2018 DB11 V8.

The V8 Engine is From Mercedes-AMG

The V8 Engine is From Mercedes-AMG

No one would argue that Aston Martin isn’t a bespoke British auto maker, but with the DB11 V8, the Germans provide the oomph. Thanks to a partnership with Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin has a 4.0L V8 making 503 horsepower and 498 lb-ft of torque.

It’s also a good deal for Daimler. Not only does Aston Martin pay Daimler for the engines, but Daimler also has a 5% stake in Aston Martin.

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