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Teased
Aston Martin DBS, Superleggera names resurrected for a new ‘Super GT’

The wraps will come off in June

Aston Martin has announced it's bringing back the time-honored DBS name. Originally used in the 1967-1972 GT car, the name was briefly resurrected for a DB9-related model made from 2008 to 2012, and then put back on the shelf.

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Tiff Needell Track Battle: SLS AMG Roadster vs. DBS Volante

Here we have another EVO TV video that's a fine recipe for car-guy action: the 3,990-pound Aston Martin DBS Volante and its 510-horsepower 6.0-liter V12, the 3,661-pound Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster and its 571-horse 6.2-liter V8, one English track, Tiff Needell, and one million drops of rain. Mix, record, and voila.

Spy Shots
Aston Martin DBS/DB9 successor caught at the Ring preparing for Villa d'Este debut

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.

Followup
Aston Martin prices limited-edition DBS Ultimate

If you want to get your hands on the Ultimate version of the Aston Martin DBS, you'd better act fast, and come with cash in hand.

Official
Aston Martin reveals DBS Ultimate online

Typically when an automaker releases a new car, we see it in a press release (whether embargoed for later release or not) before it pops up on their public-domain website. But not this time.

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Aston Martin to offer Ultimate Edition before replacing the DBS

In the earlier part of the last decade, the king of the Aston Martin hill was a model called the Vanquish. More muscular than the DB7 it superseded, the Vanquish was offered first with a 450-horsepower V12, and then as the Vanquish S with 514 hp on tap. The flagship model from Newport Pagnell was replaced in 2007 by the DBS, but before it

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Aston Martin rolls out Dragon 88 special editions in Beijing

Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar and Land Rover all unveiled new special editions at the Beijing Motor Show, and Aston Martin wouldn't miss the opportunity to join in their company. Hence the Dragon 8

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Aston Martin loves women, women love Aston Martin

If Aston Martin wants to make a sexy commercial, there probably doesn't need to be that much thought involved. All the ultra luxury brand needs to arouse the typical auto enthusiast is a collage of shots of the company's Vantage, Rapide or DB9.

Frankfurt
Aston Martin unveils DBS Carbon models

Aston Martin's presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show is rather limited, but one of the models taking center stage is a new addition to the DBS family. It's called the DBS Carbon Edition, and it's a continuation of the Carbon Black that was introdu

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Spy Shots: Latest Aston Martin DBS prototypes suggest Rapide influence

Aston Martin DBS spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery

Aston Martin recalls 2007-2008 V8 Vantage, DBS, DB9 models over suspension fear

2008 Aston Martin DBS – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

2010 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black - Click above for high-res image gallery

Geneva Preview: Aston Martin DBS Volante the ultimate in alfresco 12-cylinder motoring

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Aston Martin DBS Volante

Q-Car: Autoblog drives James Bond's DBS from Quantum of Solace

Click above for high-res image gallery of the Quantum of Solace DBS

Quantum of Solace trailer shows little bit of Aston, lot of movie

We have to admit, when we heard the next Bond film was going to be called "Quantum of Solace," we kind of scrunched our faces a little bit. Still, Casino Royale was so good that we figured we'd give it the old innocent-until-proven-guilty treatment. Well, now we've seen the trailer, and it looks so bloody good we're all verklempt. We clapped at the end. And then we watched it again.

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