Aston Martin has simply launched the Concorde Special Edition of the DBS Superleggera line to celebrate the fiftieth day of remembrance of the primary takeoff of the Concorde supersonic industrial jet. Concorde was rare, solely twenty were designed and has been inactive since 2004, the DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition is even rarer as a result of Aston Martin solely produces ten. All are sold out.
- The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition remains unchanged mechanically, retaining the same 5.2-liter, 715-horsepower V12 engine.
- The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96.5 km / h) in just 3.4 seconds and can reach a maximum speed of 211 mph (339.5 km / h)
DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition has 4 seats while Concorde can carry up to 128 people. And if this car can fly, it will take 16.5 hours to “fly” from New York City to London at full speed while Concorde only takes 3.5 hours, Aston Martin compared fun.
The DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition has many special details such as the air intakes on both sides of the body with the decorative aluminum in the shape of the stylized Concorde.
The livery and livery bands of British Airways – Concorde’s main operating airline are on the rear spoiler, front and rear bumpers.
The roof is finished in carbon fiber with the Concorde logo.
- The Aston Martin logo also bears the colors of British Airways.
- This decorative package is made through the Q by Aston Martin program.
The interior of the DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition is also very special with the inherent details on Concorde such as a sun visor in front of the driver, when opened, the words Mach 2.04 and Feet 60000 – 2 numbers showing the speed and degree Concorde’s high activity.
The entire interior is a dark green and the metallic highlights, luxurious and familiar of Aston Martin.
The gearshift paddles on the steering wheel are made of titanium taken from the compressor blades in Concorde’s engine.
The door sill also has an aluminum plate engraved with the registration number of the Concorde aircraft (G-BOAC).
All 10 cars have been sold out and Aston Martin said a portion of the proceeds from each car will be donated to Air League Trust - a non-profit organization that helps underprivileged children and teaches them to be pilots.