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Aston Martin DBS


The modern Martin DBS is a high performance GT car version of the DB9 from the UK manufacturer Martin. Aston has used the DBS once before on their grand tourer coupe. The car replaces the 2004 Vanquish S as the of the marque.

It was officially unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours on 16 August 2007, which a brand new exterior colour, a grey with a blue which has been dubbed Ice.

Delivery began on Q1.

Handling Edit

Aston DBS V12 in London, 2011.

Aston has also developed an Adaptive System, or ADS, which the suspension in order for the car to cope the driver’s desires and road/weather When turned on, the ADS automatically the suspension settings to ensure the has high levels of control at all Apart from the suspension stiffer, throttle and braking is increased and steering is sharpened.

The DBS is fitted with Pirelli tyres developed especially for the along with lightweight, 20 wheels.

To keep the weight as low as Aston Martin has made use of carbon fibre throughout the car. The bonnet, the boot, the wings and the door opening are all made of carbon fibre. The are also made by special layers made from fibre.

The roof and the doors are made of The result is a 30 kg (66 lb) reduction from a regular The car is also fitted with a fibre splitter at the front to increase handling and a carbon rear diffuser to increase stability.

The brake discs are ceramic, which shaves a 12.5 kg (28 lb) from the weight. At the front, there are (15.7 in) ventilated and drilled with 6-piston alloy callipers. At the back, there are (14.2 in) ventilated and drilled with 4-piston alloy callipers.

Interior Edit

The of a DBS is a blend of carbon fibre, leather, wood, stainless and aluminium surfaces. The seats are from semi-aniline and Alcantara and both bear the DBS signature an optional 2+2 seating configuration. The panels are carbon fibre and the is, as standard, matrix alloy and silver centre console or, as an extra, piano black and centre console.

To achieve even greater savings, the carpet has a special weave. The car is started by means of the Control Unit, which was developed especially for the DBS but as of 2008 is for the DB9 and V8 Vantage as well. The key is made stainless steel and glass and is into a special hole in the

Bang Olufsen has developed a watt sound system for the DBS consists of 13 speakers located in 10 locations throughout the cabin an integrated Apple iPod

DBS Volante Edit

Aston announced on its website and Facebook in February 2009 that the DBS would be unveiled at the Geneva Show on 3 March 2009. [ 1 ] The version was introduced in August at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble California. [ 2 ] The roof is electronically by a button in the center console and can be gone in 14 seconds after the of the button.

The roof can also be or closed while moving but speed must not exceed (48 km/h). Apart from the changes include a new wheel available for both the coupe and versions and 2+2 seating configuration available for both versions.

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editions Edit

As of Q3 2010, Aston Martin has 2 special editions of the DBS. One is the Black edition which is only for the DBS and the V12 Vantage models, and the is the UB-2010 Limited Edition is available for the both the DBS Coupe and the DBS versions.

The Carbon Black is a package which includes carbon black paint job (as as orange and grey), Touchtronic obsidian black or orange and lightweight seats. [ 3 ]

The UB-2010 is named after Dr. Ulrich CEO of Aston Martin Lagonda and it commemorates the 10th year of Dr. Bez as

This edition is limited to 20 coupes and 20 convertibles. This comes with the Touchtronic or the manual upon request, black exterior color, brake calipers and a bronze-colored

Film appearances Edit

The DBS was seen in the 2006 James film Casino Royale . the film in which Bond was by Daniel Craig. as a result of a placement deal with Martin’s parent company at the Ford .

Naming confusion

The first cars ever to the name Aston Martin DBS originally produced from until 1972. One of them in the 1969 James Bond On Her Majesty’s Secret Service .

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