Aston Martin DB11 will make its first public appearance by performing a demo run at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Aston Martin DB11 will greet the crowd at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed event this year. It will be the first time the British car maker staging the performance of the exotic sportscar in front of a huge gathering of spectators. The historic car fest plays host to display and demonstration of classic cars, sportscars, racing machines and upcoming models.
All the top-flight European, Japanese, Korean and American manufacturers will be putting their vintage and iconic models on display while celebs and racing drivers from Formula One to Sportscar racing will grace the festival. One of the main events in the annual speed fest is the iconic hillclimb where professional racing drivers push the boundaries to become king of the mountain on their modified racers in different categories.
Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer will be driving the new DB11 up the Lord March’s beautiful estate hill as the 5.2-litre, twin-turbocharged V12 engine will be put into test in front of the public eyes. The glorious exhaust note made by the 600 bhp engine is certainly for the world to see. The Aston Martin DB11 will make its world dynamic debut at this month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The public demonstration will be the first time the public is able to hear Aston’s new twin-turbocharged 5.2-litre V12 in action.
The 600bhp sports car will be driven up the famous hillclimb by Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer. The company boss will be charged with demonstrating what the first turbocharged V12 Aston Martin sounds like at speed. Besides the DB11, Aston Martin will also be running the track-prepped Vulcan hypercar.
It utilises a screaming 7.0-litre naturally aspirated V12 to churn out a maximum power output of 820 bhp and is more likely to reach over 100 mph in the fastest sections of the 1.86 km course comprising of nine turns. In 2015, the Vulcan made world premiere at Goodwood and the DB11 is following its path.
Also present will be the new Vantage GT8 making 440 bhp and the V12 Vantage S. The former is set to participate in the Supercar Shootout on Saturday with factory test driver Darren Turner behind the wheel.