The replacement for the DB7 might not look that different-there are elements of the Vanquish supercar at the back and a familiar grille at the front-but it uses a new bonded aluminum frame that will provide the template for all Aston Martins of the future. Under the skin it has a 450-hp 5.9-liter V-12 engine mated to either a six-speed manu-matic or six-speed manual gearbox. Aston says the car will hit 186 mph and accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.9 seconds. Most important, the interior is as bespoke as one of James Bond's suits, with all traces of Ford parts bin components banished from sight.
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