Aston Martin claimed top honours at this year’s Autocar Awards, taking home the ‘Game Changer’ honour for their new addition – the Aston Martin DB11.
The ‘Game Changer’ award, celebrates cars that bring new, higher standards to their class or defy conventions in a way that brings benefits to buyers. This concept cements the importance of DB11 to the brand’s Second Century Plan; the British marque’s ambitious challenge of launching seven key new products in the same number of years.
Introducing the Aston Martin DB11.
The Aston Martin DB11 showcases a fresh and distinctive design pioneering aerodynamics -fuelled by a 600-BHP designed 5.2 litre twin turbocharged v12 engine. Built upon a new lighter, stronger and space efficient bonded aluminium structure, making it the most powerful & efficient DB model in Aston Martin history.
The Autocar judging panel recognised the company’s achievement with this award:
“The Aston DB11 is as comfortable as new Aston GT cars will get, but what’s just as important as how excellent it is…. while there’s exciting plans all round for the company, it’s the DB11 we’ll remember as the car that started its new era, earning it this year’s ‘Game Changer’ award” - Mark Tisshaw, Editor of Autocar
Andy Palmer, Aston Martin President & Chief Executive Officer commented:
“We are honoured that Autocar recognises the strides that we have made with the Aston Martin DB11”
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