British carmaker Aston Martin has finally launched an SUV in its portfolio, and now the DBX is finally offline,media reported. On Thursday, local time, Aston Martin announced that the first production version of the DBX will be launched. DBX is understood to be in production at a new plant in Wales, which was announced about four years ago.
While Aston Martin has been conducting virtual development and vehicle testing in Wales, this is the first time an Aston Martin product has actually been produced in the region.
“I am very proud of the Aston Martin team, which has worked so hard to transform this former Ministry of Defence site into a world-class car manufacturing plant,” Keith Stanton, interim CEO of Aston Martin, said in a statement. And now starting production of cars proves the resilience and toughness of everyone at Aston Martin. “
The DBX is understood to be powered by a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine that delivers 542 horsepower power and 516 lb-ft of torque. It can accelerate 100 km in 4.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 181 mph. The car started on the U.S. market for $189,900.