2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Unveiled

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 – The 2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 is the fastest and most powerful gas-fed SUV in the world. You should know that Tobias Moers, who left AMG to become the Aston Martin CEO, almost immediately began to pursue Lamborghini. It wasn’t, as you might think, by announcing a supercar. Moers figured Lamborghini’s Urus, its first SUV, as a better target.

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707
2023 Aston Martin DBX 707

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Review

Moers liked the DBX, Aston’s SUV debutante. He had done his research before making the move from AMG. He thought the DBX’s foundations were strong. All it needed was powertrain and suspension upgrades plus a few other changes and Lamborghini’s snarling, extrovert Urus would be thrown off its pedestal as the fastest and most powerful SUV in the world.

Engine & Performance

The suffix “DBX707”, which is the suffix of the title, refers to how many European ponies are under the Aston’s hood. This is 697 horsepower, 56 more horses than the Urus musters in America. (Though it is less than the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat’s 707 horsepower, keep in mind that this SUV was a one-and-done 2021 model without a follow-up. We also specify “gas-fed” as Tesla’s Model X Plaid is much faster than Rivian’s upcoming R1S. Aston Martin claims that the DBX707 can reach speeds of 193 mph at full throttle on empty roads. This is 4 mph faster than the Urus and 163 mph more than the Model X Plaid. Lamborghini, take that!

The 2023 Aston Martin DBX707 is significantly more powerful than the regular DBX, with 697 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque. A revised specification of the M177 4.0-liter M-8 engine is used in the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Coupe. This gives the car more power and performance. For a faster response, the GT 63 S engine has twin-scroll, ball-bearing turbochargers. However, it produces identical torque output.

Aston Martin DBX707 engines drive through the Speedshift MCT wet-clutch 9-speed automatic transmission that is used in Mercedes-AMG high-power and high-torque Mercedes-AMG vehicles. It features a Sport+ mode with a launch controller and a fully manual control mode. To handle high torque loads and provide a faster locking rate, a new e-diff was fitted to the rear axle. To help the DBX707 reach 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, the final drive ratio has been reduced by 7 percent compared to the regular DBX.

Specs

The suspension upgrades include rebound damping and compression that are increased by 20 percent to 10 percent for the front shocks and 15 percent to 5 percent for the rear shocks. To reduce understeer, the electronic active roll system has been recalibrated to provide 50 percent more torque when low body motions are taken into account. The roll control is also more rear-biased at faster cornering speeds.

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Interior
2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Interior

New Design

The stiffness of the front shock top mountings has been increased by 55 percent. A cross brace and hydraulic bushings have been fitted to the front control arms. This will improve ride comfort and bump isolation, without compromising on dynamic performance. An underbody panel of 0.16 inches increases torsional stiffness by 1.3% for improved steering response and impact control. The standard brake system features carbon-ceramic disc rotors. They are 16.1-inch units that are clamped by six-piston, and 15.0-inch, respectively, braking at 193 mph. Standard wheels are 22 inches in diameter and come with Pirelli P Zero tires. All-season tires can be ordered if desired, however, the Aston Martin DBX707 has a top speed of only 186 mph. The DBX707 comes with a 23-inch optional wheel. However, you won’t be able to get all-season tires for this wheel.

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Specs
2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Specs

It is difficult to graft iconic sports car graphics onto a large two-box SUV. But Marek Reichmann, a chief creative officer at Aston Martin, and his team of designers have, in general, made the regular DBX as stylish as the rest of Aston Martin’s family. The new DBX707 adds some muscle to the glamour. The roof spoiler has grown in size. The new front fascia has a bolder grille and larger cooling intakes to the brakes. It also features a stronger front splitter. New is the rear fascia, which features quarter-panel vents integrated into the bumper and a large diffuser beneath, flanked on each side by dual exhaust outlets. The sportier styling doesn’t compromise practicality. Front and rear departure angles are the same as standard DBX. Additionally, the 707 can also be ordered in Europe with a retractable trailer hitch. The 2023 Aston Martin DBX707 interior can be ordered with comfort or sport front seats. The former comes with a unique herringbone pattern on the backrest. To allow quick selection of drive modes, a vertically mounted rotary control is located in the center console.

2023 Aston Martin DBX 707 Release Date & Price

The 2023 Aston Martin DBX707 will be available in the U.S. by the middle of 2022. Prices start at $235,086.