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Spied: Aston Martin conducts cold-weather testing for DB11 Volante


2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante spotted out in the cold in Sweden

Six months ago, Aston Martin released the first images of their upcoming convertible, the DB11 Volante. Based on the teaser images, their latest soft-top gets altered rear quarter panels, along with a modified trunk lid. The signature roofline, however, was retained for the convertible.

Now, our spies were able to snap some new photos of the 2018 DB11 Volante being tested out in the cold in Sweden. With it, we are now able to get a look at the face of Aston Martin's all-new open-top GT.


Based on the pictures, everything pretty much carries over from the standard hardtop, including the distinct headlights and long hood. Unique to the front fascia of the DB11 is its front grill. While the hardtop version gets a black finish, the soft-top appears to have a standard metal finish.

As previously mentioned, Aston Martin followed tradition and still opted for a fabric roof instead of a folding hard top. As for the rear section of the DB11 Volante, nothing much has changed it seems. The rear quarter panels and modified trunklid are still in their prototype stages.

It is expected that the 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 may also power the DB11 Volante. It produces 608 PS along with 700 Nm of torque, while an 8-speed automatic ZF gearbox sends power to the rear wheels. 

The all-new convertible GT will be making its world debut in early 2018.

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