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News 2021 Aston Martin DBX: Production Begins

2021 Aston Martin DBX: Production Begins

The brand’s first utility vehicle couldn’t arrive at a better time.

  • The first 2021 Aston Martin DBX has rolled off the production line in Wales.

  • The DBX is the brand’s first utility vehicle.

  • Under the hood lies a twin-turbo V8 with 541 horsepower, connected to an all-wheel drivetrain.

The first 2021 Aston Martin DBX has rolled off the assembly line, the British brand has just announced, and deliveries will begin during the month of July.

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The DBX is Aston’s new crossover—and the first one in its history—that will battle the likes of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, the Lamborghini Urus, the Bentley Bentayga, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Range Rover. Developed, tested and built in Wales, the DBX is said to “deliver exceptional performance, style and usability in a segment previously unexplored by the world-famous manufacturer,” in addition to “bringing both the versatility and indulgence expected in a luxury SUV with sports car levels of dynamic performance, DBX sets a bold new standard in this sector.”

The 2021 Aston Martin DBX is equipped with a twin-turbo, 4.0L V8 that develops 541 horsepower (550 PS) and 516 pound-feet of torque, connected to an all-wheel drivetrain. The crossover is capable of blasting from 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 181 mph (290 km/h).

Obviously, the brand expects to rack up conquest sales, especially in markets where AWD is a desirable feature, such as Canada. In addition, the DBX is by far the most practical model in the lineup, with a cargo volume of 22.3 cubic feet (632 litres) behind the rear seatbacks, which can be folded down in a 40/20/40 split to create “class-leading space.” Several lifestyle packages will be offered as well, like a Pet package that includes a portable washer to hose down a muddy pooch after a walk, or a Snow package with boot warmers for making the ski trip more enjoyable.

Inside, buyers are greeted with full grain Bridge of Weir leather upholstery, an optional Alcantara headliner—including the power-retractable sunroof blind—in addition to an exquisite mix of metal, glass and wood trim. The 2021 Aston Martin DBX’s infotainment system includes a 10.25-inch TFT screen, while the driver instrument panel is a 12.3-inch display. Apple CarPlay integration is standard.

Retailing from USD$189,900 in the United States, and roughly CAD$260,000 in Canada, the 2021 Aston Martin DBX couldn’t arrive at a better time, as the brand has faced huge financial losses this year and in 2020. It has undergone cost-cutting measures under new leadership, with Laurence Stroll as the company’s Executive Chairman since April 2020.

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