An Aston Martin DBS On Blocks

This poor Aston Martin DBS suffered a cruel fate when some ham-fisted criminals butchered the body of the sleek $270,000 car to steal the wheels. Here's hoping James Bond makes them drink motor oil. [Daily Mail] » 5/28/10 1:45pm 5/28/10 1:45pm

Evan Lysacek Swaps Leotard For $269,000 Aston Martin Beard

To celebrate winning gold in flamboyant skating, Evan Lysacek is buying a $269,000 Aston Martin DBS. "Aston Martin all the way, baby," he told Yahoo! in the most over-compensating way possible. » 2/22/10 12:00pm 2/22/10 12:00pm

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

Arsenal Footballer Wrecks $270,000 Aston Martin DBS

Nicklas Bendtner, striker for Premier League's North London Arsenal, wrecked his Aston Martin DBS on the A1 in spectacular fashion, crashing through a fence and smashing into trees.The 21-year-old walked away uninjured but the $270K Aston was totaled. » 9/29/09 10:30am 9/29/09 10:30am

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

2010 Aston Martin DBS Volante Drops Top Ahead Of Geneva

Aston Martin just couldn't wait for next month's Geneva Motor Show, deciding instead to give us an early peak at the 2010 Aston Martin DBS Volante. » 2/25/09 8:30am 2/25/09 8:30am

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… » 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

Aston Martin DBS Goes Volante!

The spy shooters at KGP look like they've caught a former secret agent man going topless in Sweden. That's right, it's the new Aston Martin DBS — but wait, what's this, since when has there been a convertible version — a Volante? Apparently the DBS thinks it's been retired as Bond's car, spending it's time getting a… » 1/21/08 8:30am 1/21/08 8:30am

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… » 12/11/07 10:30am 12/11/07 10:30am

Name The Best Bond Car

Special Agent 007 and cars go together like Britney Spears and poor decisions — you have one, you have the other. Davey G and I were doing the IM the other day and trying to figure out which car is Commander Bond's best. Herr Johnson immediately slammed the kibosh down on the DB5 from Goldfinger arguing that it's just… » 9/14/07 3:00pm 9/14/07 3:00pm

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… » 9/11/07 9:32am 9/11/07 9:32am

Aston Martin DB9S Package From Project Kahn

All you would-be Bonds and Moneypennys, take heed. You say you've got an Aston Martin DB9, but you really want a DBS? Don't wait to be fleeced by unscrupulous brokers. Call the UK's Project Kahn. The designer of all manner of accessorization for Astons, Land Rovers, Jags and others of the luxo-baller persuasion has… » 8/23/07 9:48am 8/23/07 9:48am

Aston Martin DBS, In Artsy Black-and-White

Take one struggling cinematographer, add one very attractive sports car, insert a club-hopping editor just off a six-week ketemine binge after following Daft Punk from Los Angeles to Montreal via Greyhound bus, and what do you get? We have no idea. But barring that, we have this promo vid from Aston Martin showcasing… » 8/21/07 9:49am 8/21/07 9:49am

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

Aston Martin DBS Revealed

Propers to Motor Authority for cracking open the Aston Martin DBS press kit and giving us a peek inside. It's the new Aston DBS — the latest J. Bond model — in all its digital cinematics ahead of its unveiling at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this weekend. The new Aston owners say a supercar-grade V12, lifted… » 8/16/07 10:34am 8/16/07 10:34am

Spy Photos: More on the Aston Martin DBS

Look who's rounding the 'Ring this week. Its the Aston Martin DBS — that new flagship already spotted during Teutonic testing this month. This set of images comes straight from the N rburgring branch of the automotive MI6, who've long-lensed a DBS test car wearing only the slightest of disguises and some… » 4/16/07 2:15pm 4/16/07 2:15pm

Spy Photos: Aston Martin DBS

Those of the PistonHeads persuasion caught a pre-production Aston Martin DBS near the autobahn, where it sat during a pie-and-chips break in between top-speed testing sessions. Apparently the James Bond fave is headed out of Q's workshop this October. Aston hasn't said outright that it's replacing the Vanquish, but… » 4/10/07 9:33am 4/10/07 9:33am