Aston Martin recently announced plans to replace every single model in their lineup and that is inching closer to fruition as our spies have snapped new pictures of the DB9 successor at the Nürburgring.

Aston Martin recently announced plans to replace every single model in their lineup and that is inching closer to fruition as our spies have snapped new pictures of the DB9 successor at the Nürburgring.

Expected to adopt the DB11 moniker, the prototype features an evolutionary front fascia with a prominent grille that is flanked large headlights.  We can also see a ventilated hood, muscular rear fenders and a dual exhaust system.

Aston Martin has been relatively tight-lipped about the model but it is expected to ride on an all-new platform that will enable the DB11 to be significantly lighter than its predecessor.

Engine options remain unconfirmed but previous reports have suggested the car will be powered by a turbocharged V12 that produces more than 510 bhp (380 kW) and 458 lb-ft (620 Nm) of torque.  The model could also be offered with an AMG-sourced twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 as part of their partnership with Daimler.

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