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Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black Edition V12 Vantage

By luanpa in | March 17, 2010 | (3) Comments

Aston Martin will show Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black Edition on a seven-city, it is a special versions of its DBS and V12 Vantage supercars, so you can get your hands on the new Carbon Black edition of the Aston Martin DBS.

The Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black is largely a cosmetic revision of Aston’s already potent DBS. While specific numbers have yet to be revealed. The car’s name stems from the custom “Carbon Black” paint metallic paint. Aston Martin says the color was specially formulated to include a subtle metallic twist, and takes nearly 50 hours of labor to properly apply. The color scheme continues inside, where the interior is trimmed in obsidian leather, highlighted with silver contrast stitching. Aston also replaced the traditional engine-turned aluminum interior trim with pieces sporting a matching piano black finish.

The city list:
Chicago: March 18
New York: March 25
Los Angeles: April 8
Washington, D.C: April 15
San Francisco: April 15
Dallas: April 22
Miami: April 22

Aston Martin V12 Vantage DBS Carbon Black Edition

Inside, the Carbon Black gets black leather trim. To break up the darkness there’s silver stitching and silver trim plates. There’s also a standard Bang & Olufsen sound system with over 1000 watts of power. That should do it. Deliveries start this summer. The standard seats of both cars are replaced with light-weight carbon fibre and Kevlar versions, saving 17kg over the regular items. Local delivery dates and pricing have not been revealed, but more information is expected to be revealed early in the new year. UK and European deliveries commence from March 2010.

DBS Carbon Black Special Edition

The DBS was launched in 2007 and is Aston Martin’s ultimate GT sports car. Benefitting from weight saving materials including aluminium and carbon fibre; the DBS offers dynamic and aesthetic purity, an exquisite interior and a driving experience unsurpassed by any other car in its coupe and Volante forms.

Its hand built V12 engine produces 380 kW (510 bhp / 517 PS) making it one of the most powerful production cars Aston Martin has ever made. In 2009, the DBS ‘Volante’ (Aston Martin’s nomenclature for convertible) joined the DBS line-up.


Body Style: Coupe or Volante

Gearbox: Touchtronic

Exterior Colours: Carbon Black Metallic

Interior Trim : Obsidian Black Leather with Silver stitching

Headlining: Obsidian Black Alcantara

Carpet Colour: Obsidian Black

Exterior Options
10 Spoke alloy wheels with diamond turned and gloss black finish
Magnum Silver Bonnet Meshes

Interior Options
Lightweight seats* or 2+2 seating (Coupe only)
Piano black facia trim
Polished Alloy Tread plates
Carbon Black Sill Plaque



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3 responses to "Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black Edition V12 Vantage"

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    I think this new Aston Martin DBS Carbon car is HOT!!

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