Aston Martin Carbon Black DBS, V12 Vantage Take 50 Hours To Paint

The Aston Martin DBS and V12 Vantage Carbon Black special editions come with a color coat taking 50 man-hours of hand painting to create. It's the perfect gift for the Aston Martin owner who has everything but meticulous, unnecessary labor. » 12/18/09 11:00am 12/18/09 11:00am

Aston Martin DBS Volante: Perfect Summer Grand Tourer?

It's summer time. Our thought is it doesn't get better than listening to the glorious baritone note of the Aston Martin DBS Volante's 510 HP, 6.0-liter V12. Is it the perfect summer grand tourer? » 7/13/09 2:45pm 7/13/09 2:45pm

PCH, Caning From The Stern English Headmistress: Aston Martin DBS or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! We went for a Lambo-on-Lambo matchup last time, with the Espada taking the win over the Murcielago, and that means we need to give equal billing to Italy's rival PCH Superpower, Great… » 12/09/08 5:15pm 12/09/08 5:15pm

Aston Martins Look Lame In New James Bond-Flavored Coke Zero Commercial

With everyone looking forward to the new James Bond movie, Quantum Of Solace » 9/19/08 12:20pm 9/19/08 12:20pm, there isn't a brand out there that doesn't want a slice of juicy cross-promotion. We can't imagine Bond to be the type that would prefer a sugar-free cola over a normal Coke, but that doesn't matter right now. We're just let down by how…

Daniel Craig Crashes Aston Martin DBS Into Quarry

Filming a sequence that's believed to form the climax of a chase scene for the new Bond film "Quantum of Solace," Daniel Craig and the rest of the Bond crew deliberately crashed an Aston Martin DBS into an Italian quarry. That crash should conclude a 15-minute pre-title credits scene in which Bond is pursued through the… » 5/27/08 6:00am 5/27/08 6:00am

James Bond's Aston Martin DBS Swan Dives Into Italian Lake

It seems the lusty power of the Aston Martin DBS, a rain-soaked night and an over-zealous stunt driver conspired to result in James Bond's car taking a swim in Lake Garda in Italy. According to the Daily Telegraph, a stunt driver for the latest film Quantum of Solace, lost control while bombing along some narrow roads… » 4/21/08 8:20am 4/21/08 8:20am

Meet the New Bond Car: The Aston Martin DBS

According to the lads at Motor Torque, the newest entry to the Bond stable will be the Aston Martin DBS &mdash the last car added to the Bond stable. Aston Martin is understandably delighted to continue its association with the film series (especially since Casino Royale wasn't a melange of bad writing, unnecessary tech … » 12/11/07 10:30am 12/11/07 10:30am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Aston Martin, On Its Own, Shows Off

Aston Martin's first show as a non-ford entity showcases a new flagship alongside variants of two established models. The Vanquish-replacing DBS may have debuted in "Casino Royale," and showed up at Pebble Beach this year wearing yellow pants and sipping a G&T, but it had its coming out in Frankfurt. Aston boss Ulrich Bez … » 9/11/07 9:32am 9/11/07 9:32am

Aston Martin DBS Details, Cinematic Photo Spread

Someone at Aston Martin thinks they're Peter Jackson. The company has gone all out for the press launch of its new DBS luxo-sportster, staging it in dramatic settings with dangerous-looking women and shifty eyed timepieces. The car's being featured at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this week, where the newly… » 8/17/07 12:39pm 8/17/07 12:39pm