The Aston Martin DBS, a two-door exotic sports coupe, gets some bells and whistles for 2009, including a standard Bang & Olufsen BeoSound DBS sound system and an optional transponder watch that unlocks the doors. The rear-wheel-drive DBS is powered by a hand-built 6.0L V12 engine that blasts 510 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, coupled to a mandatory six-speed manual gearbox. The DBS can zoom from zero to 62 mph in 4.3 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 191 mph. With seating for two-passengers, Aston Martin DBS standard features present an incredible array of high-end luxury items, including carbon ceramic disc brakes, xenon headlights, massive alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, automatic climate control, an electronically-adjustable active suspension, leather and Alcantara upholstery, an Alcantara headliner, power-heated seats, a hard disk drive (HDD) satellite navigation system, Bluetooth and more, much more. EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings have been established at 11 mpg city/17 mpg hwy.
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