The Aston Martin DBS is one of the British manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda Limited from 1967 to 1972. The DBS was featured in 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty produces GT car. The new Aston Martin DBS version, very strong based on the Aston Martin DB9, is presented in the 2006 film Casino Royale and the 2008 film Quantum of Solace.
Aston Martin DBS (1967-1972)
The Aston Martin DBS was determined as the successor to the Aston Martin DB6, although the two were running at the same time for three years. Powered by a six-cylinder engine was produced from 1967 to 1972, is finally out in favor of the Aston Martin Vantage leak. It was more of a coupe than the Aston Martin DB6 with four full size seats, but was powered by the same 4.0 L engine as the previous car with power. Claimed engine output was 282 hp (210 kW; 286 hp), 330 hp, but a no-cost advantage spec engine option replaces Italian made Weber carburetors for original SU units of the DBS, “said upping output to an advertised 325 hp (242 kW).
The Aston Martin DBS should be than the previous series of Aston models have “modern” look (the DB4 by DB6), and it contained a hatchback-style rear end and angular grille, atypical Astons at the time, but very, then in vogue in automotive design circles of the late sixties. Brands Aston design features, such as a hood scoop cut, spoked wheels and side air vents with stainless steel Bright were retained. The DBS was the last Aston Martin on David Brown control to be built.
Aston Martin DBS V8 (1969-1972)
In September 1969, the Aston Martin DBS was made with a 5340cc V8 engine, known as the DBS V8, this variant. At the time it was the fastest production car 4-seater in the world. The new model was equipped with alloy wheels and ventilated brake discs. The automatic transmission was offered as an alternative to the ZF 5-speed manual transmission. The Aston Martin DBS V8 was produced until May 1972, under which there been a single spotlight against end and was renamed V8 AM.
The Aston Martin DBS was George Lazenby James Bond in the 1969 film uses Her Majesty’s Secret. In contrast to previous Bond car, the Aston Martin DB5, no devices were seen in this car, other than a holder for a telescopic sight gun in the glove compartment. In final scenes of the film, Bond’s wife Tracy, was shot while sitting in the car. Another Aston Martin DBS appears in a single scene in the next Bond film also, diamonds are forever. It can be seen in the background as Bond on Q talking on the phone. An Aston Martin DBS was later used in the short-lived TV series The Persuaders! (1971-1972), in which Roger Moore character Lord Brett Sinclair drove a distinctive “Mellow Yellow” 6-cylinder DBS that have been made through the use of alloy wheels and various badges, such as the DBS V8 Search model.
Aston Martin DBS V12 (2007-2012)
The Aston Martin DBS is based on the Aston Martin DB9 is based. Built on the VH platform, the car shares its roof, side windows and wheelbase with the Aston Martin DB9, but sits lower and wider than the Aston Martin DB9. The front end of scoops and cooling ducts, reminiscent of the DBR9 race car, the cooling of the six-liter V12 engine, which allegedly was updated to help produce 510 horsepower (569 Nm) of torque and a top speed of 191 mph. The back is fitted with a carbon fiber diffuser and an integrated rear spoiler lip. More details: Six-speed manual transmission and a removable stopwatch. The special helmet pod behind driver’s seat is available for Casino Royale, but do not have the serial version. The Aston Martin DBS also has an optional Bang & Olufsen sound system with 13 active speakers with two tweeters with ALT (Acoustic Lens Technology).