Aston Martin has been sighted testing a prototype for a new DBX variation, which is expected to be a high-performance model.
The prototype has a new front fascia that includes a large open area beneath the grille. Large carbon-ceramic brake rotors are also included. The next type being evaluated, according to Autocar, could be a V-12-powered DBX S expected in 2023. With such a launch date, the DBX S would most certainly arrive in the United States in 2024.
The current DBX is powered by a 542 horsepower 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8. The 5.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine from Aston Martin produces up to 760 horsepower in some applications, and its inclusion in the DBX would make the crossover a credible rival to the Lamborghini Urus and the future Ferrari Purosangue which may appear to be abashed Maserati Levante, but there are several indicators that point to it being a test mule. The back doors, [...]