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Review: Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black devours suns, spits them out

We'll admit right now that we have never been completely taken with the Aston Martin DBS. It wasn't that we didn't like it – on the contrary, it's every bit the fabulous car. It's just that we found the DBS slightly... too much, in the same way you could have too much pampering or too much caviar. Even as you're finding the words to decline the next round of Beluga you're thinking, "Wow, I can't believe I'm about to give this the stiffarm, but..." It's all about the fact that the DB9, to our eyes, is just right. The DB9 needs nothing added, and as fabulous as the DBS is, it marks the... Read More

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    Spy Shots: Aston Martin DBS/DB9 successor caught at the Ring preparing for Villa d'Este debut
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    As much as it pains us to say it, the current core range from Aston Martin has grown a little stale. But fret not: a new model is just around the corner. Snapped undergoing testing at the Nürburgring in this latest batch of spy shots is what looks to be a new and nearly complete V12 GT from Gaydon. Code-named AM 310, it could be a successor to ...

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    Spy Shots: Latest Aston Martin DBS prototypes suggest Rapide influence
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    The last time we spied the Aston Martin DBS, it was fitted with headlamps similar to those on the four-door Rapide. Now, though, a new DBS prototype has been spotted running the 'Ring, and in addition to a change of headlamps, other visual modifications are on hand, as well. As opposed to the older prototypes, this latest DBS has a more sculpted lower ...

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    Spy Shots: Aston Martin DBS gets a nip, a tuck and new headlamps
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    Our spy photographers have been busy little bees lately. The crew recently managed to set their lenses on what appears to be the next Aston Martin DBS, complete with a pretty new face. From what we can tell, the company has refreshed the V12 heathen with all-new body work from the A pillars forward. The car now wears a revised fascia with thinner ...

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    Spy shots: Aston Martin DBS Volante
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    Click the image above for a gallery of high-res shots of the Aston Matrtin DBS Volante.Somewhere in the Swedish boonies there's a stunning burgundy mule testing its wares in the snow: the Aston Martin DBS convertible. Differing from its hardtopped sibling in only its roofline and side window profile, rear seat passengers will need all the champagne they can ...

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    Spy Shots: Aston Martin DBS caught on Autobahn
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    PistonHeads just posted a bunch of pics of the new Aston Martin DBS. Although the car was wearing DBRS9 badges, it's actually believed to be the DBS that is expected to take the place of the outgoing Vanquish in the A-M lineup. The car was caught unattended after a high speed run on one of Germany's Autobahnnen. There's still some confusion about how the ...

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    SPY SHOTS: Aston Martin DBS...or is that the DBRS9?
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    Sure, photos of Aston Martin's newest model, the DBS, have already been released in film spec. Sure, it was already shown to a group of VIPs alongside the V8 Roadster. But Car magazine claims to have photos of the first one to be caught in public. The DBS is making its first official public premier on November 17, the opening night of the new James Bond ...

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