Starting at | Starting at 11 MPG City - 17 MPG Highway
At about twice the price of the V8 Vantage, Aston Martin's 2009 DBS is a much more exclusive model that competes with some of the world's top grand-touring sports cars, such as the Porsche 911 Turbo and Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano. The DBS has the fastest acceleration of any production Aston Martin yet.
The 2009 DBS is Aston Martin's new flagship sports car in the English sports car maker's lineup. It carries over from 2008 virtually unchanged. Base prices have increased by about $7000 over last year.
The 2009 DBS promises the best performance yet in a production Aston Martin model, with a zero-to-60-mph time of only 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 191 mph. All that go is courtesy of Aston's familiar V12 engine from the DB9 and V12 Vanquish models--here 5.9 liters and making 510 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Power is delivered, with the help of a six-speed manual transmission and limited-slip rear differential, to the rear wheels.
Braking & Traction
|4-Wheel Disc Brakes||Std|
|Active Suspension System||Std|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Electrochromic Rearview Mirror||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Std|
|Rear Parking Aid||Std|
|Basic||3 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Drivetrain||3 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Corrosion||10 Years/Unlimited Miles|
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