2011 Aston Martin DBS

2011 Aston Martin DBS

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Style NameFuel TypeDrive TypeMPGMSRP
2dr CpeGasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 11
Hwy: 11
$268,660.00
2dr VolanteGasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 11
Hwy: 11
$282,295.00

2-door Mini-Compact Passenger Car
Rear Wheel Drive
Base MSRP: $268,660.00
Invoice: $0.00
Hwy MPG: 17 mpg
City MPG: 11 mpg

Pros

Very exclusive; top-tier performance; V12 soundtrack; good ride comfort for an exotic

Model Highlights

The 2011 Aston Martin is offered either in coupe form or as a DBS Volante convertible--which comes with a power fabric top capable of stowing away in just 14 seconds at speeds up to 30 mph. Both versions feature a mammoth 5.9L V12, making 510 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, and capable of reaching 190 mph, or of getting to 60 mph in just over four seconds.

Buyers have a choice between a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, with the latter including steering-wheel paddle-shifters, as well as a Sport Mode. All models include an adaptive damping system that allows crisp handling when it's wanted, while still permitting a reasonably comfortable ride over choppy pavement.

Likewise, the DBS Volante's voice seems to have a dual personality. During gentle driving, it's not much louder than other luxury coupes, but revving the engine above 4,000 rpm opens a bypass to bring out the V12's sonorous call.

Underpinnings are manufactured mostly of aluminum, magnesium and carbon fiber (with all-carbon-fiber hood, fenders, and trunk lid), allowing the DBS to weigh less than 4,000 pounds--even in Volante form. Carbon-ceramic matrix brakes are also standard; they're not only lighter than conventional brakes but have shorter braking distances and more resistance to fade.

The DBS has a 2+2 layout, with the rear seats barely more than small shelves. Coupes have just enough trunk space for a light weekend away, but convertibles are more limited.

In either case, it comes with HID headlamps, LED taillights and standard 20-inch diamond-turned alloy wheels; interior trim includes full-grain leather, matrix alloy and Iridium Silver interior surrounds and trim and carbon-fiber door pulls.

Interior appointments include Bang & Olufsen sound--with 13 speakers, iPod and USB connectivity and a compensation system for wind noise in the Volante--plus a hard-drive-based navigation system, heated seats, power-folding side mirrors, various wood and leather trim upgrades and serious motorsports extras like racing seats.

Volante versions of the DBS include a deployable roll-bar system that, in anticipation of a rollover, helps protect occupants.

Model News

The Aston Martin DBS sees no changes for 2011.

Value Writeup

If the Aston Martin DB9 or V8 Vantage isn't quite rare enough, the Aston DBS should almost provide the requisite exclusivity. Competing with the likes of the Ferrari 599 GTB or Lamborghini Aventador--but with a little more ride comfort, and a somewhat more lavishly finished cabin--the DBS can approach the $300,000 mark if optioned properly.

Pricing

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Exterior Color Interior Colors
 

Tungsten Silver

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Mercury Silver

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Onyx Black

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Almond Green

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Stratus White

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Special Color/Match To Sample

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Morning Frost White

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Emerald Green

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Lightning Silver

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Glacial Blue 2

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Tempest Blue

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Amethyst Red

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Toro Red

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AM Titanium Silver

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California Sage

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Casino Royale

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Midnight Blue

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Fire Red

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Storm Black

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Sunburst Yellow

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Slate Blue

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Meteorite Silver

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Mariana Blue

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Vehicle

Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year14.3
Vehicle
EPA ClassificationMinicompact

Powertrain

Transmission
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Manual
First Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1)N/A
Clutch SizeN/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.71
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy17 MPG
Cruising Range - City225.50 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City11 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined13 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy348.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Battery RangeN/A
Engine
Engine TypeGas V12
Displacement5.9L/362
Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM510 @ 6500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM420 @ 5750
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)N/A
Cooling System
Total Cooling System CapacityN/A

Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity2
Passenger VolumeN/A
Front Head RoomN/A
Front Leg RoomN/A
Front Shoulder RoomN/A
Front Hip RoomN/A
Second Head RoomN/A
Second Leg RoomN/A
Second Shoulder RoomN/A
Second Hip RoomN/A
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase107.9 in
Length, Overall185.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors75.0 in
Height, Overall50.4 in
Track Width, FrontN/A
Track Width, RearN/A
Min Ground ClearanceN/A
Liftover HeightN/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk VolumeN/A

Chassis

Weight Information
Base Curb Weight3737 lbs
Trailering
Suspension
Suspension Type - FrontDouble Wishbone
Suspension Type - RearDouble Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - FrontN/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - RearN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - FrontN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - RearN/A
Tires
Front Tire SizeP245/35R20
Rear Tire SizeP295/30R20
Spare Tire SizeN/A
Wheels
Front Wheel Size20 x 8.5 in
Rear Wheel Size20 x 11 in
Spare Wheel SizeN/A
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialN/A
Steering
Steering TypeSpeed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), OverallN/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to CurbN/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A
Brakes
Brake TypePower
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness15.7 x -TBD- in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness14.2 x -TBD- in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx20.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A

Warranty Information

Basic:
3 Years/100,000 Miles

Drivetrain:
3 Years/100,000 Miles

Corrosion:
10 Years/100,000 Miles

Roadside Assistance:
2 Years/100,000 Miles

Recall Information

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
17V796000

Mfg's Report Date:
December 11, 2017

Component:
POWER TRAIN

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
3,493

Summary:
Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module (ECM) and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage.

Consequence:
If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-07-0028.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


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