2012 Aston Martin DBS

Review, Pricing, and Specs

Land vehicle, Vehicle, Car, Sports car, Automotive design, Performance car, Coupé, Aston martin dbs v12, Supercar, Wheel,
Patrick HoeyCar and Driver

Overview

They look a lot like the DB9 on which they’re based, but the DBS coupe and Volante convertible separate themselves with carbon-fiber body panels, extra structural reinforcement, and a more-powerful V-12. There are better performers for the money, but nothing—aside from another Aston—can match the DBS’s gravitas. Quick in a straight line with decent handling, this is a car built as much for a grand arrival as it is for the long journey. Plus, it’s drop-dead gorgeous, just the way James Bond likes it.

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