2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Edition

At a Glance

Pricing $275,461 - $275,861
Drive Types RWD
Engines 5.9l V12
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 11-12 (city), 17-18 (highway)

Aston Martin has long had a connection with James Bond, the fictional British secret service agent. Production models and special editions often tie to the movies. In 2006 James Bond drove a special Aston Martin that became the production DBS in 2007. The DBS is a two-seat coupe variant of the DB9. Extensive use of carbon fiber body panels yields a more aggressive appearance but also reduces weight. The lighter DBS has a more powerful 6.0L V12 under the hood. For those that can afford the premium pricing, the DBS makes no apologies for its performance on the road or the movie screen.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
DBS 5.9l V12 (510-bhp) M6 RWD 11/17/14 $275,461
DBS 5.9l V12 (510-bhp) A6 RWD 12/18/15 $275,861