Aston Martin DBX Crossover Could Be Built In The U.S.
Of all the recent talks about foreign automakers opening up new production plants in the U.S., the thought of an American-made Aston Martin might sound the wackiest. With its current facility in Gaydon, U.K. running at almost full capacity, that’s just the scenario that might play out when it comes to the production of a new performance luxury crossover based on the DBX Concept.
As is the recent trend, the talk is that Aston Martin could be looking at building a new plant in the Southern U.S., but there’s also a chance that the crossover’s production could remain in the U.K. using of an old Jaguar plant in Coventry. Automotive News reports that southern states are offering big tax breaks and other incentives to woo new automakers like Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, and now perhaps Aston Martin.
The report goes on to say that when the crossover does arrive within three or four years, Aston Martin is expecting to produce 8,000 units annually, which is double the number of cars it produced in all of 2014.
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Why it matters
Aston Martin has an ambitious goal of almost quadrupling its global sales in coming years to 15,000 units, and while there’s been no official word on where this new crossover will be built, doing so in what will surely be its most popular market would make the most sense.
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Source: Automotive News