Aston Martin is a name that people used to relate with luxury and performance cars. Like many other mainstream vehicle manufacturers, the British luxury car manufacturer also thought of coming up with an SUV in the market. They launched DBX SUV was launched in 2020. It is Aston Martin’s first ever SUV. Aston Martin officially launched the DBX SUV in the Indian market earlier this year and now we have reports that Kerala business, Bhima Jewellers owner Dr B Govindan has recently bought an Aston Martin DBX. What makes this car special is its rarity. The one bought by Dr. B Govindan is actually Kerala’s first Aston Martin DBX SUV.
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Images of Dr. B Govindan taking the delivery of their brand new DBX SUV has already surfaced online. In India, Aston Martin has sold only 4 vehicles so far and this includes Bhima Jeweller groups DBX as well. Aston Martin launched the DBX at a starting price of Rs 3.82 crore, ex-showroom and it competes with Porsche Cayenne, Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus, Rolls Royce Cullinan luxury SUVs. Bhima Jewellers group has bought their DBX in black colour which looks extremely good on the SUV. The car sold to Dr. B Govindan was built under the supervision of Nathan Jenkin, whose name was inscribed on the car.
Aston Martin DBX carries a signature design which is already seen in many other car from the brand in the past. DBX is based on an all-new bonded aluminium platform that was specially designed for this SUV. Aston Martin offers a long list of features with the DBX SUV. It gets an adaptive air suspension, 22 inch alloy wheels, frameless doors, roof mounted spoiler, premium leather interiors, 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment screen, 12.3 inch TFT digital instrument cluster, panoramic glass roof, 360 degree camera, ambient lighting and so on.
Aston Martin is a huge SUV in terms of size. It is a proper 5-seater SUV and offers large amount of space on the inside. It is a proper luxury SUV that offers long list of features while not compromising on the performance part. Under the hood, Aston Martin DBX is powered by a 4.0 litre twin turbo V8 sourced from Mercedes-Benz. The same engine is also seen in Aston Martin DB11 and Vantage.
This 4.0 litre twin-turbo engine in the DBX generates 550 Ps and 700 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox as standard. It is a proper SUV and comes with AWD system as well. The Aston Martin DBX is a fast SUV. It does 0-100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds which is great for an SUV that weighs over 2.2 tonnes. DBX also has cylinder deactivation system to conserve fuel at lower speeds. This SUV has a top speed of almost 290 kmph.
Till this date, Aston martin has sold 4 DBX SUVs in India. This is currently the second Aston Martin DBX in South India and the first one in Kerala. Other than the newly added DBX, Dr. B Govindan also owns cars like Rolls Royce, Bentley, Porsche and many other luxury cars in his garage.