Aston Martin creates two special bespoke DB11’s
With a reputation for tailor-made enhancements that’s second to none, the luxury British marques bespoke service, Q by Aston Martin has released details of two freshly released commissions based on the luxury brands dynamic sporting GT, DB11.
Henley Royal Regatta DB11 Volante
The first ‘Q by Aston Martin – Commission’ marks Aston Martin’s continued Official Automotive Partnership with the Henley Royal Regatta – founded in 1839 and one of the world’s most prestigious and historic sporting fixtures. Following last year’s one-off Henley Royal Regatta DB11 Coupe, for 2018 Q by Aston Martin has turned its attentions to the DB11 Volante, creating a one-off model that takes inspiration from elite rowing’s fusion of technology and tradition.
Finished in a striking paint colour, White Stone, and with an interior trimmed in Red Oxide Caithness leather the car also features technical carbon fibre complete with stainless steel crossed oar motifs and hand-painted pale blue accents inspired by the rowing club markings found on the blades of rowers’ oars.
DB11 Classic Driver Edition
Q by Aston Martin’s next commission celebrates the 20th anniversary of Classic Driver, the world’s first website for sophisticated car collectors and enthusiasts. Working in close collaboration with Classic Driver’s lead designer, Benjamin Knapp Voith, Q by Aston Martin has created the DB11 Classic Driver Edition. Available as both the V8-powered Coupe and Volante only a total of just 20 examples will be built.
Inspired by Classic Driver’s signature green and grey colours and Aston Martin’s famous 1960s shade of Charcoal Grey, the Q by Aston Martin team developed a beautifully deep, gloss dark grey paint, with fine and subtle pearls which deliver an exciting green twist once exposed to sunlight. The bespoke colour, named Classic Driver Grey, is complimented by a ‘Q by Aston Martin – Collection’ carbon-fibre body pack, uniquely finished with a bespoke satin Eifel Green lacquer.
The unique colour scheme continues on the interior, where the seats, dashboard, and steering wheel have been beautifully trimmed in exclusive Eifel Green Caithness leather. As a final flourish, the Classic Driver logo is embroidered into the headrests in Parliament Green thread. Additionally, the Volante variant sports an exclusive Westminster Green textile roof. All 20 cars will also wear the Classic Driver logo on sill plaques and handmade enamel fender badges.
The DB11 Classic Driver Edition is available upon request.