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Aston Martin DBX

Q by Aston Martin staat bekend om zijn exclusieve versies van Astons. Dus nu de DBX er eindelijk is, moet de mastodont uit Wales er ook aan geloven. Dit is de Aston Martin DBX Bowmore Edition die het Engelse merk koppelt aan de Schotse distilleerderij Bowmore. Zo hebben we het hele Britse eiland bij elkaar.

Er komen slechts achttien exemplaren van de Whisky-DBX en wellicht is dat maar goed ook. De combinatie van een alcoholmerk en een automerk is niet echt gelukkig gekozen als u het ons vraagt. Maar goed, wellicht zijn wij Roomser dan de Paus.

Marek Reichman, de Chief Creative Officer van Aston Martin zegt: "Aston Martin DBX has provided the perfect canvas for the highest level of Q by Aston Martin customisation. The Aston Martin and Bowmore brands share the same vision of creating timeless beauty and a lasting legacy, loyal to their heritage but also embracing new methods and this is reflected in the DBX Bowmore edition. Strips from the copper whiskey stills are inlayed into the side strakes and Bowmore Tweed accents the interior, Q by Aston Martin has once again created a beautiful, limited edition Aston Martin."

Uiteraard heeft Q nogal wat geprutst met de details van de auto, maar voorin ligt nog steeds de AMG V8 van vier liter en met twinturbo, die op afroep 550 pk en 700 Nm levert.

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The Bowmore DBX is enrobed in a striking paint colour, named Bowmore Blue, an existing archive colour which has been brought back exclusively by Q by Aston Martin for this car. Customers will have the option to choose an alternative exterior paint colour should they so wish. Xenon Grey paint, which displays a blue metallic fleck throughout, will be offered as an additional exterior option. Bowmore-branded copper inlays using copper from the original whisky still have been used to accent the side strakes of the DBX, as a nod to the traditions maintained by the company.

Optional black brake calipers provide a subtlety to the smoked wheels and the overall elegance of the exterior is highlighted by both script and wing Aston Martin badges and Q by Aston Martin fender badges.

Customers can choose either the Obsidian Monotone or Copper Tan Metallic/Obsidian Duotone interior, both choices accented throughout by flashes of Bowmore Tweed, reflecting the company’s Islay ancestry. Created by the world-renowned Islay Woollen Mill, which was first established in 1883, the subtle and sophisticated design, incorporates copper and blue inspired by the island’s terroir and lochs, making it inherently unique to Bowmore and its island home.

In addition, the interior holds many Q by Aston Martin design details such as polished copper cupholders, and sill plaques, made of recycled copper from the original Bowmore still. The gloss black centre console trim inlay features bespoke hand-laid, copper foil detailing. Each car comes with a selection of specially designed Q by Aston Martin accessories such as a Bowmore tweed picnic blanket and leather holdall.