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What’s an Aston Martin DB11 AMR? The new flagship of the DB11 range, the car that sits above the DB11 V8 and DB11 V8 Volante convertible. It is also now the only V12-powered DB11 available. But the DB11 V12 has only been on sale a couple of years. What’s happened to it? This one supersedes it. Chiefly because the first DB11 wasn’t quite as good to drive as it ought to have been. As long as you were cruising or mooching there was little to complain about – it felt supple and relaxed. But when you lent on it, the DB11 kept on leaning. The rear axle was chiefly to blame – too much squidge and roll meant not enough precision on turn in, and heavy rearward weight transfer on exit, which didn’t provide much confidence and would upset the over-sensitive traction control. It wasn’t the smoothest or most reassuring car to make progress in.