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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante wins the prestigious Autonis Design Award

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante wins the prestigious Autonis Design Award
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Aston Martin's ultimate open top GT, the DBS Superleggera Volante wins the prestigious Autonis Design Award

27 September 2019, Stuttgart: The new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante has been voted "Best New Design 2019" in the "Convertible" category, winning the prestigious and much coveted Autonis Design Award from auto motor und sport. More than 13,000 readers voted from a choice of 11 convertible sports cars that came to market in 2019.

Tina Brenner, PR Manager of Aston Martin Europe, received the award from Jochen Knecht, Editor-in-Chief Digital of auto motor und sport, at the awards ceremony held in Stuttgart.

Thomas Kiesele, President of Aston Martin Europe says: "The new DBS Superleggera Volante is the second Aston Martin to carry the Volante name following the introduction of the company's Second Century Plan and is the luxury marque's ultimate open top GT experience. It retains the coupe's powerful dynamics, aggressive poise and astonishing performance. With the unmistakable harmonics of Aston Martin's 5.2-litre V12 bi-turbo engine, we believe we have delivered a unique and unforgettable driving experience."

Further information regarding the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante can be found here.

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About Aston Martin Lagonda:

Aston Martin Lagonda is a luxury automotive group focused on the creation of exclusive cars and SUVs. The iconic Aston Martin brand fuses the latest technology, exceptional hand craftsmanship and timeless design to produce models including the Vantage, DB11, Rapide AMR and DBS Superleggera. The Lagonda brand will relaunch in 2021 as the world's first luxury electric vehicle company. Based in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin Lagonda designs, creates and exports cars which are sold in 53 countries around the world.

Lagonda was founded in 1899 and Aston Martin in 1913. The two brands came together in 1947 when both were purchased by the late Sir David Brown. Under the leadership of Dr Andy Palmer and a new management team, the Group launched its Second Century Plan in 2015 to deliver sustainable long-term growth. The plan is underpinned by the introduction of seven new models including the DB11, new Vantage, DBS Superleggera and an SUV, as well as the development of a new manufacturing centre in St Athan, Wales.

Media Contacts - Continental Europe

Tina Brenner
PR Manager Europe
Mobile: +49 (0) 172 8232375
E-Mail: tina.brenner@astonmartin.com

Judith Richter
PR Executive Europe
Mobile: +49 (0) 162 258 1360
Email: judith.richter@astonmartin.com

Leonardo Lucchini
PR Specialist Europe
Tel: +49 (0) 172 6684038
Email: leonardo.lucchini@astonmartin.com