The Aston Martin has decided to indulge in the world of manufacturing SUVs. The British automobile manufacturer has been producing sports cars & grand tourers, but now wants to expand its business by producing bigger cars. The first model will go with the name the 2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV and will be available in a few months’ time.
2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV – Beautiful Exterior and Interior Design:
The new car will have a sleek and sporty exterior. There is no doubt about this since it is a sports car manufacturer guru. It will be based on the Mercedes-Benz M-Class platform which uses lightweight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber. If you have seen the Mercedes model, you can have a clue of how the upcoming SUV will look like. The front end of the 2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV will look smart with a radiator grille, slim LED lights, and a prominent bumper. The major highlights in the back end will be chromed taillights, modern exhaust ends, and a bigger tailgate. Other exterior features include big sporty wheels and stylish side mirrors.
When it comes to the interior, the 2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV will come with more functional seats that feature soft leather cover. Apart from leather, there will be other high-quality materials in the cabin such as aluminum trim and carbon fiber. The cabin will offer enough space for occupants and cargo. In addition, the interior will come with technological features in the dashboard and center console. There will be a big screen display, a climate control system, a satellite navigation system, audio system, USB ports, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Smartphone app integration, among other features.
2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV – Top Speed and Accelerate Time:
According to the car manufacturer, the crossover SUV will be fitted with a V12 engine. The 5.9-liter drivetrain is capable of generating 552 hp and 500 lb-ft. Its power will be transferred to the differentials and wheels with the help of an automatic transmission system. The powerful engine is capable of taking the car from 0 to 60 mph in 5.0 secs and providing a top speed of 200 mph. Concerning fuel economy, the vehicle is expected to record around 18 mpg in cities and 23 on highways. It is also expected to record lower CO2 emission rates compared to most similar cars.
Safety & Security:
The automaker will ensure the Lagonda SUV is safe and secure by equipping it with features such as anti-lock brake system (ABS), blind-spot detection system, digital security control (DSC), rear-cross traffic alert, digital brake distribution (DBD), seatbelts, advanced cruise control, airbags, traffic alert system and lane departure assist.
2017 Aston Martin Lagonda SUV – Price and Release Date:
The crossover SUV will be priced just like other Aston Martin cars. You will be required to spend around $250,000 to take it home. The prices will be higher for Lagonda with premium features and equipment. As suggested above, the car will be available in the coming year.