One of the few parts on an Aston Martin that we actually have some aftermarket parts available for are the Brake Pads. The Brakes on a DB9 are actually made by Brembo, and they were fitted to more cars than the DB9 and Vantage. They are on the Corvette ZR1, Dodge Viper, Ford GT, Camero SS, Subaru STI and more. Basically these were the cream of the crop performance cars of the era, and fast company.
Because the Brembo design was used in larger volumes than we are used to with our limited production Aston Martins, many third party companies make brake pads. I wanted to outline your options below so when it comes time to service your brakes you can choose a set of pads that best suits your needs. Continue reading “Brake Pad Options for an Aston Martin DB9 or Vantage”