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Lagonda All-Terrain Concept

” Built around ‘near-future’ technologies such as its advanced Battery Electric drivetrain, the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept is an ultra-stylish, supremely luxurious, fully electric emission-free vehicle that can transport its occupants to remote and spectacular locations “

The styling of the 2019 concept had a marked similarity to the 2018 saloon but was also intended to be much closer to production reality. The concept still had rear-hinged back doors and the front seats could turn to face backwards. Set into the very wide clamshell rear hatch, was a thin and elegant light strip with hidden LED’s allowing light to be beamed downwards and then reflected out. Although the car was a non-functioning concept, the sandwich floor was intended to house the battery packs and provide the cars structural rigidity. A practical yet neat element of the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept’s design was the rear shelf, which could slide out from the floor. Hidden and flush with the body when stowed, the shelf extended when required to offer a platform for occupants to sit on.

Sadly by the beginning of 2020, AML was in such financial difficulty, the related RapideE was cancelled and the launch of Lagonda as an all-electric luxury brand was pushed back to 2025. By March 2021, the Lagonda EV plans were eventually canned and the ‘Lagonda’ name could return in a similar way in which “Maybach” is used on top-end Mercedes Benz cars.

DB9 Coupe (2009MY to 2010.75MY)

Most importantly the DB9 2009MY was fitted with a revised version of the 5.9 litre V12 engine tuned to deliver improved power and torque. Peak power of 470 bhp (+20bhp) was now reached at 6,000rpm, resulting in a power to weight ratio of 267bhp per tonne (+11bhp per tonne over the original DB9). Peak torque of 600 Nm was delivered at 5,000rpm.  Accordingly, the quoted top speed went up to 190mph and the all important 0-60mph time improved by 0.3 seconds (to 4.6 seconds) for the Touchtronic 2 transmission, which benefited from a new valve box and integrated transmission controls to achieve quicker gear shifts. The very rare manual DB9 was also quicker to 60mph by 0.1 seconds, down to 4.6 seconds.

Features of a 2010MY DB9

How to spot a 2009MY & 2010MY DB9 coupe

The 2009MY DB9 also incorporated a series of chassis developments for both the Coupe and Volante derivates. Bilstein dampers were introduced in addition to revised upper suspension arms and retuned suspension bushes to deliver improved ride quality. The highly desirable Premium Sports Pack was made available as an option early in 2010 which featured the Adaptive Damping System from the DBS. Deliveries of the revised DB9 coupe began during the second quarter of 2008 with a starting price in the UK of £113,950 with rarely specified manual transmission and £116,950 for the Touchtronic 2.

Vantage (AM6), V8

Vantage (AM6), V8

DBR 22

DBR 22

The DBR22 design concept is the latest in a long line of exclusive projects, by the in-house bespoke division, Q by Aston Martin, which launched in 2013 with the CC100.

The chassis of the DBR22 is believed to be based on that of the AM6 Vantage with 5.2 litre front mounted V12 engine producing 705 bhp.This is the same engine as previously used in the DBS Superleggera and V12 Vantage. The engine is mated to the familiar 8-speed ZF Touchtronic 3 transmission. The DBR22 achieves the dash from 0-60mph in 3.4 seconds and will max out at a top speed of 198mph. The coachwork compromises of a minimal number of carbon fibre panels.

There’s an all-new dashboard with two distinctive vertical air vents on each side of the integrated central touchscreen – almost a year before the same feature was first seen on the DB12 in Spring 2023.

The DBR22 is intended for production with a run of perhaps 10 cars with a base price of £1.5 million. As the Q division offers an almost unlimited range of colours, finishes options and bespoke features, no DBR22 will be even close to the base price.

Lagonda All-Terrain Concept
DB9 Works Service Tailored

At first glance, this DB9 coupe shown above, was on the AML stand during the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. It, appears to be finished in Morning Frost White – but it isn’t. Difficult to show in photographs but the finish is Blue Pearl White with exterior metal work in gun metal.

Below you will also find a picture of the DB9 Volante Works demonstrator and a range of re-upholstered seats showcasing the customisation that is now offered. Whilst Aston Martin Gaydon now offer the ‘Q by Aston Martin’ service for brand new cars, Works are happy to create a unique car for owners of both new and previously owned cars.

V12 Vantage Roadster
Vantage AMR 59

Vantage AMR 59

The standard colour scheme for the ’59’ cars was as you might expect, signature AMR Stirling Green with front to back AML Lime Green stripe.

The specification of the Vantage AMR 59 Edition was as follows

Stirling Green Paint with Lime Halo Graphic + 59 Logo on Bonnet
2×2 Twill Gloss Carbon Fibre Exterior Body Pack including decklid insert, bonnet vents, louvered side gill, mirror caps and roof
Lime Rear Diffuser Insert and Blades
Exterior Black Collection including Matte Black Window Surround and Front Grille
Smoked Tail Lamps
20“ Textured Black AMR Wheel
AMR Lime Green Brake Calipers
Quad Matte Black Exhaust
Enamel wing badges
Silver underbonnet cross brace
Sport Plus Collection (Sports Plus Seat and Sports Steering Wheel)
Dark Knight Leather and Dark Knight Alcantara with Lime Stripe and Lime Stitch
Exclusive 59 Logo Embroidery in Silver

DBS Superleggera Coupe
Vantage AMR

Vantage AMR

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