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Aston Martin DBX: First SUV for 106-year-old luxury British marque

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Aston Martin launches first SUV
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Aston Martin launches first SUV

A bold new chapter and a landmark moment in Aston Martin's illustrious 106-year history, Aston Martin has unveiled its first SUV and a model that will propel the brand to new heights worldwide. That model, is DBX.

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​Interior
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​Interior

The luxuriously handcrafted interior of DBX has been designed to provide equal space and comfort whether sitting in the front or rear of the car.

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​Price
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​Price

This model, which goes on sale in 2020 starting at $192,086, is designed to broaden brand's appeal in Asia and to female buyers.

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​Engine
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​Engine

Aston Martin's first SUV, the DBX, is powered by 542-hp AMG 4.0-liter V-8.

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​Speed
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​Speed

Aston claims a 4.3-second zero-to-60-mph time and a 181-mph top speed.

But the DBX has been designed around far more than just speed, with a significant amount of technology ensuring it delivers an Aston-appropriate driving experience.

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​Other competitors
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​Other competitors

The British sports car company joins a long list of brands, including Lamborghini, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, for which an SUV would have once been unthinkable, but is now a reality.

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​Bankruptcy & owner
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​Bankruptcy & owner

The sports car maker, famed for being fictional agent James Bond's car of choice, has gone bankrupt seven times and has had multiple owners over the last century including Ford.

Now largely owned by Kuwaiti and Italian private equity groups, Aston listed in October last year at 19 pounds per share but that has since plunged by around 75%, hit most recently by falling demand in Europe and for its Vantage model.

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