In the alleys of New York Autoshow, the owner of Aston Martin has indulged in confidences: the arrival of two new platforms and a crossover! The presentation surprise DBX concept at the Geneva show in early March already put a flea in the ear. The latest confidences Andy Palmer, the owner of Aston Martin, in the alleys of New York living room leave no doubt: there will be many a crossover Aston Martin! When a few days ago the firm Gaydon announced an expansion of the range and development of new products, especially to please the Chinese and Middle Eastern markets, we now know a little more about the brand plans. Starting by avoid repeating the mistakes of the past! “During the last century, we made 7 times bankruptcy. We will ensure that this does not happen again,” said Andy Palmer.
A crossover, two platforms and power!
“We need to be less dependent on a small model portfolio. To say that Aston Martin is moving towards a crossover can be controversial. But sometimes it’s what to do!” The word is out. Crossover. A model prefigured by the concept DBX and raised line cut and that should not happen on our roads before 2019. For the occasion a brand new platform is developing, which should also support a future sedan and a third … model mystery! Note that another platform is being prepared for a new range of sports expected in late 2016. No doubt the replacement for the DB9 which some are already calling DB11. There are some days, Aston Martin also suggested the arrival of a first 100% electric model based on fast .
V8 Mercedes-AMG and V12 Ford
Remember, the future of Aston Martin will also require collaboration with Daimler, black cohosh in 2013. Not content to take advantage of everything related to electrical systems of automobiles, the English firm can also count on the 4.0-liter V8 Mercedes AMG for its future models. The V12 meanwhile continue to be produced in the Ford plant in Cologne, Germany, despite the resale of Aston Martin from Ford in 2007.