Aston Martin has finally joined the luxury SUV ranks with the launch of its Porsche Cayenne-rivalling DBX. The company has been in rough financial straits this past year, but Aston is betting on the DBX to revive its fortunes.
With an elegant look, plenty of power and all the luxury you’d expect from an Aston, the new DBX looks set to take the fight to rivals from Porsche, Lamborghini and Bentley. We spoke to Aston CEO Andy Palmer and design chief Marek Reichman to get the lowdown on the new car.
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Another long-awaited SUV makes its debut this week: Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is the first EV to sport the famous badge, and the first proper expansion of the Mustang Stable. We spoke to its designers to see whether it can live up to the name.
In other news, Mini has pulled the wraps off its hottest hatchback ever, as the 302bhp John Cooper Works GP makes its first official appearance. The front-driven GP promises 0-62mph in just 5.2 seconds and will be limited to just 3000 cars worldwide.
Elsewhere, Volkswagen previews its upcoming ID 5 crossover estate with the electric ID Space Vizzion concept, Audi lifts the lid on the efficiency-boosted E-tron Sportback, Ferrari channels its Portofino drop-top for an all-new Roma coupé, and Peugeot targets Le Mans with a new hypercar.