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Three Ways Aston Martin’s $212,000 DB11 Strays From Tradition

A first look at Bond's new, favorite beast.
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Aston Martin CEO: Have 1,000 Deposits for the DB11

Aston Martin Lagonda's brand new 12-cylinder grand tourer looks a lot like Aston Martin's old 12-cylinder grand tourer, but three key differences make the DB11 a radical change for the company—and for purists:

For starters, the all-new, 5.2-liter engine, designed in-house and not in collaboration with Daimler AG, is blown by a pair of turbochargers. This is the first time in the Gaydon, England-based manufacturer's history that a car will leave the factory powered by anything other than a naturally aspirated engine.