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For the 2013 model year, Aston Martin is producing an all new DBS, which means the current lineup is, of course, on its way out the door. Recently, an insider sat down with Car and Driver, and discussed what the British automaker’s plans are with the current DBS.

According to the source, the final 100 models of the DBS will be dubbed the DBS Ultimate Edition and will feature a nice array of extra goodies. The source didn’t offer too much about what the Ultimate Edition will include, but said to look to the differences between the 2010 DBS and the 2010 DBS Carbon Black for a good idea of what’s to come with this model.

This would first off mean that there are likely not going to be any mechanical modifications. Then again, 12-cylinder monster pumping out 510 ponies, there is really no need for any mechanical changes. For the most part, the changes will be extra features and a few mild visual changes.

The vast majority of the additions to the 2010 DBS Carbon Black Special Edition was making everything black on the inside and outside, except for a few splashes of silver on the inside. The rims were a polished alloy with its inserts painted, you guessed it, black! You also had the option of alloy or carbon black doorsill plates – woo hoo a choice other than black. The 2010 Carbon Black Special edition also added in an upgraded 1,000-watt stereo system.

To wrap this all up, we can anticipate a new paint job for the Ultimate Edition, something not already a part of the DBS line. A set of upgraded rims to mimic the paintjob should be expected. Plus, we should anticipate an upgraded stereo system from the already impressive 1,000 watt system on the existing DBS.

This is all we know at this point, we will keep you up to date as more info comes out.

UPDATE 05/08/12: Itching to see what the Aston Martin DBS Ultimate Edition looks like? Fret no longer because the British automaker recently dropped the covers off of their final DBS models with some catalog photos online! Check it out in all its sleek and spankin’ sexiness.

UPDATE 05/14/12:Aston Martin has announced prices for the new special edition DBS Ultimate: $287,576 for the coupe and $302,576 for the roadster version.


Source: Car and Driver

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  (577) posted on 06.4.2012

I honestly didn’t know that “Ultimate Edition” could get this bland.

  (539) posted on 05.31.2012

Actually, it fails as an “Ultimate Edition”. It’s only rational to expect that it would be exquisitely made, but it appears to be beyond insipid instead.

  (448) posted on 05.22.2012

It seems like Aston Martin lost it on this one. The so-called Ultimate Edition ended up being mediocre only.

  (333) posted on 05.20.2012

This sort of looks like non-stylish if it wasn’t for the design of its hood and headlamps. I can’t believe that they would really price it that high, despite the almost-common performance figures.

  (472) posted on 05.4.2012

It doesn’t look that appealing on the illustrated photo, but it should probably be captivating, in reality. I love the design of its headlamps.

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