2013 Aston Martin DBS Preview

2008 Aston Martin DBS
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The Aston Martin DBS first appeared in 1967 and remained in production until it was phased out by the Aston Martin V8 in 1972. It wasn’t until 2007 that the DBS showed its face again, and the second time around seemed to be the turning point for the grand tourer, benefiting from five successful years on the market. Now, Aston Martin is working on the new generation DB9 which will eventually give way to a refreshed DBS.

The new DBS, set to be launched in late 2012, will receive a revised front grille and bumpers, fresh body side styling, and a revised cockpit. Expect to see an exterior inspired by the One-77 supercar, with its borrowed bonnet, sides, and cooling vents. These elements will help transform the elegant DBS into a more aggressive sports car.

As for the power behind this beast, a 6.0-liter V12 engine will still find its way under the hood of the sports car, but will get tweaked to deliver about 530 HP (up 20 HP from the current model). The added power will be put to better use now that the VH platform is dropping about 10-15% of its weight, bringing it down to about 3,300 pounds.

Current Aston Martin DBS pictured


Source: AutoCar

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  (466) posted on 12.15.2011

Teaser indeed because on its initial appearance! Anyway, I find it too exciting to drive because on its V12 engine that has a powerful output of 530 horsepower and has a 6000 Cc displacement!

  (399) posted on 12.12.2011

This is absolutely a teaser! Well, I will surely wait for the official outlook of this vehicle, and even though I still didn’t have an authentic detail, I must say that I already love the fact that it has a nice and powerful engine!

  (570) posted on 12.5.2011

The picture above is really a teaser! I love the design on its front hood, very attractive on that. Well, I will surely wait for this DBS, and I am looking forward to finding out the other great features that this vehicle has.

  (484) posted on 11.10.2011

DBS is truly looks so striking on its aesthetic design, and its front was oozing with angst. I’m also glad that it had a powerful engine, which could really give on it an awesome speed performance.

  (647) posted on 10.5.2011

I’m impressed with the concept and design. Very sporty and executive car. As of its benefits, guess you will received the best and powerful specification.

  (397) posted on 10.4.2011

The looks of this DBS seem so aggressive! A V12 engine that can deliver 530 horsepower is I think quite impressive on it and can give a better performance. However, I’m just kind of curious if what will be the interior of this looks like.

  (453) posted on 09.14.2011

The DBS car which was developed based on the DB9, is fully 5 years and I have to wait on 2015 for the re-designing of this model.

  (427) posted on 09.12.2011

Another more 2 years to wait the DBS, i wanna test drive it for a 530 HP right away! I wanna see the DBS drive at full speed in the city with its elegance style and killer speed.

  (231) posted on 08.25.2011

Yeah, I have to agree that it’s not that impressive. The v8 can produce that power output. I was impressed with the styling of the vehicle.

  (287) posted on 08.25.2011

DBS is a top of a line vehicle of Aston Martin. However, for a v12 technology the figure performance of the car is kind of less powerful.

  (231) posted on 08.1.2011

The image looks like a photoshopped edited. I would love to see a real photo or a camouflage version. I’m still puzzled in the detailing of the car or if its figure performance is already final..its kind of less powerful compare to the basis vehicle.

  (372) posted on 08.1.2011

Honestly, I seen the complete reflection of the one-77 for this car! However, too bad that the power output of the car is not as great as the latter. I wonder why they haven’t change the engine or used a lighter material for the chassis of the car to boost its speed performance?

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