Aston Martin DB12 Unveiled At Star-Studded Event In Cannes. The stars came out at Cannes on 24 May 2023 to help Aston Martin toast the first of its next generation of sportscars, the new DB12. The new luxury vehicle, billed as “the world’s first super tourer” was unveiled amid much grandeur on the French Riviera at the grand Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc drawing the stars from the Cannes International Film Festival. To celebrate the new car and Aston Martin’s 110h anniversary, 110 esteemed guests from across the fields of entertainment, sport, the arts, and business gathered to witness the arrival of the firm’s newest icon, while dancing the night away to chart-topping singer and actress Rina Sawayama and international DJ Peggy Gou. Attendees included Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas and Leonardo Di Caprio, Kate Beckinsale, Tobey Maguire, James Marsden, and James Bond star Jeffrey Wright. With a top speed of 202mph and best-in-class power output of 680PS/800Nm from its 4.0 V8 Twin-Turbo engine, the DB12 combines exceptional performance and handling with an ultra-luxurious interior design focusing on a driver-centric cockpit integrating the latest technologies with luxury craftsmanship and materials. Hailing the launch of the new car, Lawrence Stroll, Executive Chairman of Aston Martin said: “The launch of DB12 marks not just the start of our next generation of sportscars but also a key step forward in our vision to establish Aston Martin as the world’s most desirable British ultra-luxury performance brand”. Aston Martin is a Presenting Sponsor of the prestigious amfAR Gala Cannes and the privileged opportunity to own the very first DB12 customer car will be auctioned at their gala charity auction in support of the foundation for AIDS research.