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Aston Martin DBR22 to make public debut on August 19 | Autocar India

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Particular version speedster celebrates 10 years of Aston Martin’s Q division; design impressed by 1959 LeMans-winning DBR1 and the sooner DB3S.

The Aston Martin DBR22 speedster, the most recent particular version mannequin from the model’s Q division, can be unveiled to the general public on the Pebble Seashore Concours D’ Magnificence on August 19. Aston Martin is alleged to construct solely 10 of the open-top, two-seater supercar to have fun 10 years of the Q division.

  • Powered by 5.2-litre V12 producing 705hp, 752Nm
  • Manufacturing run restricted to 10 items
  • To be unveiled on August 19 at Pebble Seashore  

The Q division has grow to be an integral a part of Aston Martin and handles not simply high-margin halo automobile launches but additionally add-ons by way of Q Assortment and personalisation choices by way of Q Fee. Aston Martin mentions that the DBR22 is “an ideal celebration” of the division’s potential.

Aston Martin DBR22: exterior design particulars

Similar to different Q division specials, the DBR22 sports activities a radically completely different design language than Aston Martin’s collection manufacturing automobiles. Its retro-esque design is impressed by the 1959 LeMans-winning Aston Martin DBR1 and the sooner DB3S.

Design highlights embody aerodynamics-boosting twin nacelles on the rear deck, a brand new entrance grille with carbon fibre vanes, bespoke 14-spoke, 22-inch centre-locking alloy wheels, and a wraparound tail-light bar. All of those assist the DBR22 distinguish itself from the intently associated V12 Speedster, which was first introduced in 2020.

Aston Martin DBR22: efficiency

Similar to the V12 Speedster, the DBR22 is powered by Aston Martin’s 5.2-litre, twin-turbocharged V12 that produces 705hp and 752Nm of torque. All the ability is distributed to the rear wheels through a uniquely calibrated 8-speed computerized gearbox. The DBR22 is able to attaining a 0-100kph time of three.4sec and a high velocity of 317kph.

Aston highlighted: “With nothing however the slipstream between the driving force and this epic engine’s unforgettable 12-cylinder howl, the DBR22 guarantees to be an intense sensory stimulation.”

Aston Martin DBR22: inside design particulars

Inside, the DBR22 is a reasonably bespoke affair. The dashboard homes two digital shows and will get a pair of carbon-fibre, race-style bucket seats in addition to liberal deployment of uncovered carbon-fibre all through. Regardless of all of this, Aston mentions the DBR22 isn’t “a barebones racer”, however is an “absolute pleasure to drive – on highway or racetrack.”

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