Aston Martin and British Airways are to manufacture a Concorde-themed limited sports car called the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde. The special edition marks 50 years since the first flight of the supersonic airliner. Aston Martin says it’s strictly limited to 10 examples.
The car will be able to accelerate between 0-62 mph in just 3.4 seconds and 0-100 mph in 6.4 seconds.
Marek Reichman, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Aston Martin Lagonda, says: “It’s only fitting that our great British sports car brand marks the achievement of the incredibly dedicated, talented and ambitious teams of British and French scientists, engineers, designers and aircraft workers who made Concorde, and supersonic air travel, a reality in our skies 50 years ago.
He adds: “Using the DBS Superleggera as our starting point, and with the support of the talented personalisation experts in the Q by Aston Martin service to draw on, we have been able to subtly and sympathetically enhance and highlight some of the car’s most notable features while preserving the elegance, style and sheer brutish road presence for which the Aston Martin DBS is rightly known.”
The announcement of this new special edition sports car marks the latest chapter in the ongoing Aston Martin Wings Series which includes the Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition and the V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80 in the brand’s aviation-inspired celebration models.