The Aston Martin DBX will make its global debut on November 20 in Beijing, China.
With the global reveal of the Aston Martin DBX coming up in two weeks, the English brand was kind enough to give us a peek of its new SUV’s sumptuous cabin. The DBX is qualified to have “been created to meet the needs of the 99th percentile male to the 5th percentile female; an incredibly broad set of requirements.”
Obviously, Aston Martin spent a lot of time perfecting the driving position in the DBX—over six months, according to the manufacturer. With input from its Female Advisory Board, customer clinics and even children for validating ingress and egress to the rear-seat area, each aspect of the cabin has been carefully ergonomically developed in addition to ensuring that customers will at home when they step inside.
In the picture of the Aston Martin DBX’s cockpit, we can see some familiar touches, such as the engine start and transmission buttons mounted high on the centre stack, the leather upholstery texture and perforations as well as the console-mounted infotainment system interface sourced from Mercedes-Benz. The interior is also decked out in rich carpeting and Alcantara.
We can also see that available features will include a fully digital driver instrument panel, a panoramic glass roof, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and three-zone climate control, among other things.
At launch, the DBX will offer no less than 11 accessory packages to fit customers’ lifestyles. Among them, there’s a Snow Pack for skiers, a Touring Pack with a four-piece luggage set, a Pet Pack with a cargo area partition and portable pet washer, and an Event Pack for picnicking.
The Aston Martin DBX will be equipped with a Mercedes-AMG twin-turbo, 4.0-litre V8 engine that develops 543 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel drivetrain. Performance figures haven’t yet been disclosed, but the SUV can reportedly exceed 290 km/h.
While the initial unveil of the Aston Martin DBX was scheduled for December, the new SUV will actually make its world debut in Beijing, China on November 20. It should start hitting dealerships in the new year, although order books should already be open. In the U.S., the DBX will start at USD$189,900, so we’ll assume the Canadian MSRP will start at around CAD$250,000.