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Compare Aston Martin DBS Volante AM7 vs Cadillac XLR

Reviews

Neoscore
92%
89%
Pros
  • Great performance
  • Moderately light for its class
  • Awe-inspiring V12 biturbo
  • Balanced handling characteristics
  • Wonderful styling
  • Hardtop convertible
  • As well built as any modern Cadillac
  • Rear-mounted transmission
Cons
  • Not as beautiful as the previous DBS
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Low cargo capacity

Variants

XLR
XLR-V

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
125 L / 4.4 cu-ft ~ 328 L / 11.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.6 L / 8.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
4
2

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 410 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 360 mm
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
9.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
265/35 R21, 305/30 R21
XLR235/50 R18XLR-V235/45 R18, 255/40 R18
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Coupe

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
90 mm / 3.5 in
Size | Height
1295 mm / 51.0 in
1279 mm / 50.4 in
Size | Length
4715 mm / 185.6 in
4513 mm / 177.7 in
Size | Width
2145 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 1942 mm / 76.5 in (mirror folded)
1836 mm / 72.3 in
Track Width | Front
1665.0 mm / 65.6 in
XLR1580.0 mm / 62.2 inXLR-V1565.0 mm / 61.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1645.0 mm / 64.8 in
XLR1580.0 mm / 62.2 inXLR-V1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
Weight
1863.0 kg / 4107.2 lbs
XLR1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbsXLR-V1730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbs
Wheel Size
21 in
8J X 18
Wheelbase
2805 mm / 110.4 in
2685 mm / 105.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.6 sec
XLR5.9 secXLR-V4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.5 sec
XLR5.6 secXLR-V4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
295 g/km
291 g/km
Fuel Economy
14.0 L/100km / 16.8 MPG (combined)
XLR12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 18.2 L/100km / 12.9 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)XLR-V21.1 L/100km / 11.1 MPG (urban) | 11.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
340.0 km/h / 211.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine | Bore
XLR93.0 mm / 3.7 inXLR-V91.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
XLR10.6:1XLR-V9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
5.2 L / 317.6 cu-in / 5204.0 cc
XLR4.6 L / 278.6 cu-in / 4565.0 ccXLR-V4.4 L / 266.7 cu-in / 4371.0 cc
Engine | Power
725.0 hp / 540.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
XLR325.0 hp / 242.4 kW @ 6400 rpmXLR-V449.0 hp / 334.8 kW @ 6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
139.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
XLR71.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-inXLR-V102.7 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
XLR420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 4400 rpmXLR-V561 Nm / 413.8 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
XLRNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderXLR-VSupercharged multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Final Drive
2.93:1
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
XLR5-speedXLR-V6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2019
XLR2003 ~ 2009XLR-V2006 ~ 2009
Debut
2019-04-24
Made In
UK
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