H.R. Owen customers haven’t been alone in enjoying Aston Martin’s brand-new DB12, the world’s first Super Tourer, this year. Heralding a new era for the storied brand, the DB12 is the first in the marque’s next generation of sports cars, intended to set new benchmarks for performance, luxury and style.
And set new benchmarks it has, at least according to some of the automotive media’s most influential and respected titles. In crowning the DB12 as ‘Best GT Car’ of 2023, Top Gear Magazine’s Ollie Marriage declared: “Welcome to supercar speed, delivered with GT dignity… the most accomplished Aston I’ve ever driven.”
Dubbed a “dream car” with “the performance of a Ferrari, luxury of a Bentley, and cooler than both” at The Sun’s 2023 Motor Awards, the DB12 also triumphed in the ‘Supercar’ category at the fiercely contested Newsweek Auto Awards.
Not content with victories for its dynamic driving experience and superlative interior appointment, the DB12 also scooped the respected Auto Bild Golden Steering Award for ‘Most Beautiful Car’.
The model’s assertive design is the perfect expression of the power and potency within, with the 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 offering best-in-class power output of 680hp and 800Nm for a top speed of 202mph and 0-60 acceleration in just 3.5 seconds.
This thrilling performance is harnessed by an all-new suspension system featuring intelligent adaptive dampers, an electronic rear differential (E-diff) and bespoke 21-inch Michelin Pilot Sport 5 S tyres to ensure a huge breadth of capability.
Fusing thrilling dynamics with refinement and comfort, the ultra-luxurious interior is designed around a driver centric cockpit, integrating a state-of-the-art Aston Martin infotainment system with luxury craftsmanship and materials.
With such a compelling combination of speed and style, the DB12 will surely be adding to its impressive awards haul for many months to come.