Almost every upscale car manufacturer has been introducing SUVs in order to cash in on the worldwide SUV craze. Many people have been disappointed with automakers, criticizing them for “selling out.” Reception of Aston Martin’s new DBX SUV is mixed which is evident in tweets using #DBX.
Some are enamored with its looks. It’s interesting that Evo points out “Off-road goodies” since everyone is talking about its on-road performance. Historically, India is interested in rough road capability which explains why they brought it up.
The Aston Martin DBX is every bit as gorgeous as an Aston should be on the outside and the inside too. With four-wheel-drive and off-road goodies it almost seems to good to be true. Follow the link below to know more!https://t.co/PbCNxqZmgu@astonmartin #DBX #AstonMartin
— evo India (@evoIndia) November 20, 2019
— Hormazd Sorabjee (@hormazdsorabjee) November 20, 2019
Of course, there are dissenters. Mark’s SUV statement is extreme, given that revered brands like Jeep and Land Rover exclusively sell SUVs. He’s classic example of a “triggered” enthusiast.
The #DBX looks like the Porsche Cayenne, which also looks like the Lamborghini urus, which also looks like a Bentley Bentayga, which also looks like a RAV4. There’s something about an SUV that makes any brand look like crap.
The Velar is the only SUV that looks good.
— Mark (@GrooGrum) November 20, 2019
There’s always the inevitable photo comparison but I can’t say that Gentleman Racer is entirely wrong.
— The Gentleman Racer® (@TheGentRacer) November 20, 2019
Ginny brought up an overlooked point, which provoked a lot of responses. Some replies argued that what she said was irrelevant to DBX customers but others, including Aston’s CEO, pointed out that Aston EVs are in the works.
I think Aston have missed a trick here, big mistake not to electrify the DBX as they said they would back in 2015. If this is a cornerstone of their second century plan it needs electrification… ⚡️#DBX #DBXreveal https://t.co/yrCgYY0ccG
— Ginny Buckley (@GinnyBuckley) November 20, 2019
This is the most unusual tweet, given that the DBX directly competes with Bentley’s own Bentayga. This is classy, possibly smug, move on Bentley’s part, maybe suggesting that Aston is late to the party.
— Bentley Motors Comms (@BentleyComms) November 20, 2019