2011 Aston-Martin DB9 Sports Edition

2011 Aston Martin DB9 Sports Edition Competitors

$199-212k sports car, designed & built in United Kingdom 13 city / 20 hwy 274-422 mile range, gas engine
470 hp 366 cu. in. V12

As well as being compared against other exotic cars and sports cars, the 2011 Aston-Martin DB9 Sports Edition is also often compared to super cars and luxury cars. The 2011 Aston-Martin DB9 Sports Edition's top rivals come from Porsche (such as the Panamera 4S and the 911 Targa 4) and Ferrari (such as the California and the 599 GTB Fiorano )

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the DB9 Sports Edition compared to other exotic car competitors include: it costs less ($212,966 vs $315,538), has slightly more seats (4 vs 2), has standard power seats (standard vs optional), has standard passenger power seats (standard vs optional) and has standard CD player (standard vs not available).

However, on average it slightly lower top speed (180 mph vs 199 mph), doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs standard) and doesn't have entertainment system (not available vs optional).

2010 Ferrari California

2010 Ferrari California
$196,450

Significant advantages of the California (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the California (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • CD player not available
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 4
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the California and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Inexpensive: $196,450 vs $212,966
  • Both offer an unlimited basic warranty
  • Power steering availability
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2011 Aston Martin Rapide

2011 Aston-Martin Rapide
$211,610

Significant advantages of the Rapide (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 3
  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Rapide (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Rapide and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Inexpensive: $211,610 vs $212,966
  • People mover: 4 vs 4
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
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2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
$326,730

Significant advantages of the 599 GTB Fiorano (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Significantly more powerful: 620 HP @ 7,600 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Higher top speed: 205 mph vs 180 mph

Significant disadvantages of the 599 GTB Fiorano (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much more expensive: $326,730 vs $212,966
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 4
  • Fewer airbags: 2 vs 3

common strengths of the 599 GTB Fiorano and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • Both offer an unlimited basic warranty
  • Power steering availability
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2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
$230,675

Significant advantages of the 458 Italia (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • More powerful: 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the 458 Italia (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • CD player not available
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 4
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the 458 Italia and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Power steering availability
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2011 Maserati GranTurismo

2011 Maserati GranTurismo
$140,200

Significant advantages of the GranTurismo (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $140,200 vs $212,966
  • More airbags: 4 vs 3

Significant disadvantages of the GranTurismo (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • CD changer not available
  • Power outlets not available

common strengths of the GranTurismo and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Inexpensive: $140,200 vs $212,966
  • People mover: 4 vs 4
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
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2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
$315,538

Significant advantages of the 612 Scaglietti (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Moon roof comes standard
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 612 Scaglietti (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much more expensive: $315,538 vs $212,966
  • Power steering not available
  • Fewer airbags: 2 vs 3

common strengths of the 612 Scaglietti and DB9 Sports Edition

  • People mover: 4 vs 4
  • Both offer an unlimited basic warranty
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compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the DB9 Sports Edition compared to other sports car competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 385 HP @ 6,500 RPM), has standard passenger power seats (standard vs optional), has standard navigation system (standard vs optional), has standard CD changer (standard vs optional) and has slightly more seats (4 vs 2).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (20 mpg vs 24 mpg), costs more ($212,966 vs $75,325), slightly wider turning radius (39.4 ft vs 32.8 ft), doesn't have moon roof (not available vs standard) and doesn't have folding rear seats (not available vs standard).

2010 Porsche 911 Targa 4

2010 Porsche 911 Targa 4
$93,050

Significant advantages of the 911 Targa 4 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $93,050 vs $212,966
  • Folding rear seats comes standard
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 911 Targa 4 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Significantly less powerful: 345 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Power outlets not available

common strengths of the 911 Targa 4 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 177 mph vs 180 mph
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Rock on in the {better}; but prepare to pay to get a CD player in the {worse}
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2010 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

2010 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
$96,050

Significant advantages of the 911 Carrera 4S (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $96,050 vs $212,966
  • Optional roof rails
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 911 Carrera 4S (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Power outlets not available
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the 911 Carrera 4S and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 185 mph vs 180 mph
  • Fairly powerful: 385 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 8.5 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
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2011 Nissan 370Z Touring

2011 Nissan 370Z Touring
$42,960

Significant advantages of the 370Z Touring (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $42,960 vs $212,966
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 32.8 ft vs 39.4 ft
  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 342 miles vs 274 miles

Significant disadvantages of the 370Z Touring (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Significantly less powerful: 332 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Lower top speed: 155 mph vs 180 mph
  • No unlimited basic warranty

common strengths of the 370Z Touring and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550
$104,775

Significant advantages of the SL550 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $104,775 vs $212,966
  • More airbags: 4 vs 3
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the SL550 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Lower top speed: 155 mph vs 180 mph
  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Power outlets not available

common strengths of the SL550 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 382 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
$75,325

Significant advantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much cheaper: $75,325 vs $212,966

Significant disadvantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 4
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the Corvette Z06 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 505 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 190 mph vs 180 mph
  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.3 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
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2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
$49,605

Significant advantages of the Mustang Shelby GT500 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Mustang Shelby GT500's Supercharger increases power output: Supercharger vs None
  • Much cheaper: $49,605 vs $212,966
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang Shelby GT500 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Lower top speed: 155 mph vs 180 mph
  • Passenger power seats not available
  • No unlimited basic warranty

common strengths of the Mustang Shelby GT500 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 550 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.9 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Both have power seats
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compared to super car competitors

Generally, compared to super car competitors the DB9 Sports Edition is significantly more sluggish (8.3 lb/hp vs 6.3 lb/hp), is slightly less powerful (470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 530 HP @ 6,400 RPM), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs twin turbocharger) and slightly lower top speed (180 mph vs 193 mph).

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition
$96,100

Significant advantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • GT-R Black Edition's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly more powerful: 530 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 7.2 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the GT-R Black Edition and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
$187,450

Significant advantages of the SLS AMG (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Sportier performance: 6.3 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Much more powerful: 563 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Significantly higher top speed: 196 mph vs 180 mph

Significant disadvantages of the SLS AMG (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the SLS AMG and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 Audi R8 GT
$198,050

Significant advantages of the R8 GT (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Sportier performance: 6.0 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Much more powerful: 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the R8 GT (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the R8 GT and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
$133,750

Significant advantages of the 911 Turbo (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • 911 Turbo 's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • Sportier performance: 6.9 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Higher top speed: 194 mph vs 180 mph

Significant disadvantages of the 911 Turbo (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the 911 Turbo and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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2010 Porsche 911 GT3

2010 Porsche 911 GT3
$113,150

Significant advantages of the 911 GT3 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Sportier performance: 7.1 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Higher top speed: 193 mph vs 180 mph

Significant disadvantages of the 911 GT3 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the 911 GT3 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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2012 Jaguar XKR

2012 Jaguar XKR
$98,375

Significant advantages of the XKR (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • XKR's Supercharger increases power output: Supercharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the XKR (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the XKR and DB9 Sports Edition

  • None found
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compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the DB9 Sports Edition compared to luxury car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (8.3 lb/hp vs 10.2 lb/hp), has a unlimited miles basic warranty, slightly higher top speed (180 mph vs 155 mph), has standard power outlets (standard vs not available) and has standard CD changer (standard vs not available).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), costs more ($212,966 vs $86,175), has slightly fewer seats (4 vs 5), has significantly fewer airbags (3 vs 5) and has a much shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year).

2011 BMW 550i

2011 BMW 550i
$61,075

Significant advantages of the 550i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much cheaper: $61,075 vs $212,966

Significant disadvantages of the 550i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Significantly lower top speed: 155 mph vs 180 mph
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the 550i and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 400 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 10.9 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
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2010 BMW M6

2010 BMW M6
$112,025

Significant advantages of the M6 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much cheaper: $112,025 vs $212,966

Significant disadvantages of the M6 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 314 miles vs 422 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 204 miles vs 274 miles

common strengths of the M6 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 500 HP @ 7,750 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 8.8 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
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2011 Porsche Panamera 4S

2011 Porsche Panamera 4S
$95,675

Significant advantages of the Panamera 4S (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Many more airbags: 7 vs 3

Significant disadvantages of the Panamera 4S (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Keyless entry must be bought separately
  • Premium radio must be bought separately

common strengths of the Panamera 4S and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 175 mph vs 180 mph
  • Both provide sporty handling: 10.2 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Fairly powerful: 400 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
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2010 BMW M5

2010 BMW M5
$89,575

Significant advantages of the M5 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much cheaper: $89,575 vs $212,966
  • Significantly more airbags: 5 vs 3

Significant disadvantages of the M5 (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 314 miles vs 422 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 204 miles vs 274 miles

common strengths of the M5 and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 500 HP @ 7,750 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 8.0 lb/hp vs 8.3 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
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2012 BMW 750i

2012 BMW 750i
$86,175

Significant advantages of the 750i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much cheaper: $86,175 vs $212,966

Significant disadvantages of the 750i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • Significantly lower top speed: 155 mph vs 180 mph

common strengths of the 750i and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 400 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
  • Both come standard with satellite radio
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2012 BMW 650i

2012 BMW 650i
$92,375

Significant advantages of the 650i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much cheaper: $92,375 vs $212,966
  • 650i's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 650i (vs the DB9 Sports Edition)

  • No unlimited basic warranty
  • CD changer not available
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the 650i and DB9 Sports Edition

  • Fairly powerful: 400 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
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