Aston Martin DBX SUV is coming to the Philippines

Updated Jan 14, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The brand’s first SUV in history.

In recent years, luxury sports car brands have been introducing their respective SUVs, a move that was once considered impossible. One of the car brands that joined the SUV fray is British marque Aston Martin which launched the DBX SUV, the brand’s first SUV in its 107-year run in the automotive industry.

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The Aston Martin DBX made its world debut in 2019. The DBX is a crossover SUV, a vehicle that can accommodate up to five occupants. In 2020, the DBX officially made its ASEAN debut during the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show in Thailand.

Aston Martin DBX front view

The new Aston Martin DBX SUV

With that in mind, the DBX is set to arrive in the Philippines. This was announced by Aston Martin Philippines on its official Facebook page.

The Aston Martin DBX is a 5-seater midsize luxury SUV that comes with design cues similar to the Vantage. It will be joining other Aston Martin vehicles which include the Aston Martin DB11 and the Vantage.

Aston Martin DBX interior view

Interior view of the Aston Martin DBX

Designer Marek Reichman shared that they stretched the DBX SUV as far out as possible while retaining the sports car appeal that’s synonymous with an Aston Martin vehicle.

As for its dimensions, the DBX SUV spans 5,039 mm in length, 1,998 mm in width, and 1,680 mm in height.

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Aston Martin DBX rear view

A first for the British car brand

Under the hood, the Aston Martin DBX borrows Mercedes-AMG’s M177 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine capable of making 542 hp and 700 Nm of torque. The engine is paired to a 9-speed Tronic automatic transmission. The DBX SUV has a top speed rated at 290 km/h and can run from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.

As of this writing, Aston Martin Philippines hasn’t disclosed the exact date of its availability. Aston Martin Philippines also hasn't put out the full specification for the PH-spec 2021 DBX, as well as its official pricing.

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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