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Aston Martin DBS V12 2dr 5.9 Coupe (2008) at Aston Martin Birmingham

Aston Martin Birmingham are delighted to offer this spectacular DBS Manual finished in Casino Royale and Obsidian Black Leather upholstery, just like Mr Bond's! Additional features include Full PPF Body Protection, High Spec Alarm, Piano Black Facia, Garage Door Opener + Auto Dim Mirror, 20-Spoke Graphite Alloy Wheels. Comes with 12 months Aston Martin warranty. Nationwide delivery available, This is a non Timeless vehicle. please do not hesitate to contact our sales team on 01675 419 500 for further details.




Petrol 17.2 combined MPG


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Emissions and Fuel

388 g/km


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V5 Document

V5 Document

MOT Certificate

MOT Certificate





Service Log Book

Service Log Book

Body Glass

Electric front windows, Heated rear windscreen


ABS + EBD + EBA, DSC - Dynamic Stability Control, Traction control


Adaptive damping system


Bluetooth Telephone preparation

Driver Aids

Cruise control, Front and rear parking sensors, Servotronic speed sensitive power steering

Driver Convenience

Remote boot release

Driver Information

Organic electroluminescent (OEL) displays, Satellite navigation system, Trip computer

Driving Mirrors

Door mirror memory, Power foldback door mirrors


Battery conditioner


6 CD autochanger, Auxiliary input socket, Bang + Olufsen beosound audio, iPod connection, USB connection

Exterior Body Features

Body coloured bumpers, Bright finish grille

Exterior Lights

LED rear lamps, Xenon (HID) headlamps + headlight washers


Auto temperature control system

Interior Features

Battery disconnect switch, Boot mounted umbrella with holder, Centre console in Iridium silver, Tilt/reach adjustable steering column

Interior Lights

Map reading lights


Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags, Tyre pressure monitoring system


Driver and passenger seat memory, Front head restraints, Sports seats


Alarm/immobiliser, Remote central locking, Tracking device


Badge Engine CC: 6.0
Badge Power: 510
Based On ID: N
Coin Description: V12
Coin Series: N
Generation Mark: 1
Insurance Group 1: N
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07: N
Insurance Group 2: N
Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years: 10
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years: N
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Front/Side Impact - Discontinued February 09: 9
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: N
NCAP Pedestrian - Discontinued February 09: 9
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: N
NCAP Safety Assist %: N
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Emissions - ICE

CO: 0.325
CO2 (g/km): 388
HC: 0.032
Noise Level dB(A): 75
NOx: 0.012
Particles: N
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: QUAD CAM
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 5935
Compression Ratio: 10.9:1
Cylinder Layout: V12
Cylinders: 12
Cylinders - Bore (mm): 89
Cylinders - Stroke (mm): 79.5
Engine Code: N
Engine Layout: NORTH SOUTH
Fuel Delivery: INJECTION
Gears: 6 SPEED
Number of Valves: 48
Transmission: MANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg): 17.2
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies: True
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 24.1
EC Urban (mpg): 11.6


0 to 62 mph (secs): 4.3
Engine Power - BHP: 510
Engine Power - KW: 380
Engine Power - RPM: 6500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 420
Engine Torque - MKG: 58
Engine Torque - NM: 570
Engine Torque - RPM: 5750
Top Speed: 191


Alloys?: True
Tyre Size Front: 245/35 R20
Tyre Size Rear: 295/30 R20
Tyre Size Spare: N
Wheel Style: 20 SPOKE
Wheel Type: 20" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1280
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4721
Wheelbase: 2740
Width: 1905
Width (including mirrors): 2060

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 78
Gross Vehicle Weight: 1990
Max. Loading Weight: 295
Max. Roof Load: N
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: N
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: N
Minimum Kerbweight: 1695
No. of Seats: 2

A LASTING BOND (used) 27/07/2012

By Andy Enright


The Aston Martin DBS is one of those achingly beautiful Aston flagship cars that will always find a ready used market. Will it be a classic model? Probably not. The DBS replaced the Vanquish and it was replaced by the Vanquish, which, in a nutshell, identifies where its manufacturer's allegiances lay. If the DBS was indeed marking time, it did so very successfully and there are many who prefer the sleeker lines of the DBS to the more powerhouse look and feel of a Vanquish. Here's what to look for when looking for a used example.


2dr coupe and convertible (5.9 petrol [UB-2010, Carbon Black])


Introduced in 2007, the Aston Martin DBS will be familiar to many as Daniel Craig's debut ride in his excellent turn as James Bond in Casino Royale. That car was spectacularly wrecked on the hill route at Millbrook test track in a scene for the movie but by then the car had made the perfect impression with movie goers worldwide. What wasn't so well publicised was the fact that the DBS was, at its heart, no more than a development of the more affordable DB9 but it was smarter, cleaner and lighter. The DBS heralded a new era. Though developed under Ford, its future always lay firmly with a consortium who promised to make Aston Martin a desirable niche sportscar maker with its own direction rather than a premium brand tied to a multi-national corporation. No more borrowed bits or restrictions on development, we were promised. And to be fair, they've made good on that promise. The old Newport Pagnell factory was closed and production that had been undertaken at Steyr in Austria is now all done in house at Gaydon in the UK. The DBS rather predictably spawned a Volante convertible version in 2009 and this was followed by the Carbon Black edition featuring bespoke Carbon Black metallic paint especially formulated with a subtle metallic twist to create a deep rich patina. In production, each car underwent 50 man-hours of hand painting followed by stringent quality checks. Inside, there's Obsidian Black leather highlighted with a contrast silver coarse stitch. Lightweight seats formed from Carbon Fibre and Kevlar saving 17 kg over the standard seat also feature on all models, together with a Piano black finish for the fascia trim, centre stack and centre console, plus anodised black tread plates and unique sill plaques to build on the carbon theme. There's also a magnificent Bang & Olufsen Beosound DBS audio system A handful of unique DBS models were produced, most notably the vanity project that was the UB-2010 edition. Designed to commemorate Dr. Ulrich Bez's 10th year as Chief Executive of the company, this was a limited run of 40 DBS models, comprising 20 Coupes and 20 Volantes. Each of these unique DBS UB-2010 cars were specified personally by Dr. Bez and featured an 'Azurite Black' paint finish, metallic bronze leather seats with woven leather inserts and a 'Cryptic Titan' fascia finish. Each car also featured 'UB-2010' sill plaques signed by Dr. Bez, together with a final inspection plate. You need more DBS special editions? We've had the Carbon Black, why not reprise that with the Carbon edition in 2011. No prizes for originality, but the car itself is worth looking out for. It was offered in Flame Orange and Ceramic Grey together with the existing Carbon Black. A first for Aston Martin here was the option to specify a satin lacquer paint finish, creating a silk-like texture. The Carbon Edition also got 10-spoke gloss black diamond turned wheels. Harmonising with the exterior finish, it had a black grille, carbon fibre mirror heads, carbon rear lamp in-fills and smoked rear lights. The interior trim was finished in obsidian black or maranello orange semi-aniline leather.

What You Get

Designer Marek Reichman had to base the DBS on the existing DB9, so there were inevitably some compromises that the clean-sheet Vanquish creators didn't have to concern themselves with. Aston Martin describe this car as 'the culmination of the DB bloodline', designing it to bridge the gap between the more GT-focused DB9 and more track-focused Astons like the DBRS9 racer. Reichman's brief at the beginning was to lower the DB9 design by 20mm, add 20-inch wheels (for the first time on an Aston), widen the track (by 20mm at the front and 40mm at the rear) and make the whole look that bit more aggressive. Most will agree that he's succeeded. For some potential owners, the fact that the DB9's two rear child seats were only optional in this car and will have been deleted by many first time buyers will be bad news, making car unusable for the infrequent occasions when they have to step in on the school run or run friends back from the pub. No one will be surprised by the lack of luggage space however. Specially tailored Aston Martin luggage is probably a must. Equipment includes everything you would expect from a car like this: electric memory heated sports seats with ten-way electric adjustment, parking sensors, a trip computer, power-folding mirrors, those gorgeous 20-inch alloys, sat nav and a beautifully finished interior set off by an all-alloy centre console. There's a very sophisticated car alarm and a tracking device should the worst happen.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

Look out for stone chipping on the front of the car. Diligent owners usually specify paint protection. There have also been some reports of satellite navigation screens switching themselves spuriously into night mode, so check that this works as specified. The engines are generally bulletproof but there are a few small things to look for when buying. Insurance will be extremely expensive. It's in the top band for road fund licence and there's a £250 Horizon Eurowatch Tracker annual fee to take on. Make sure you get at least one Tracker fob and ensure that the seller demonstrates how to pair your phone to the Tracker. A spare plastic key is essential in case you smash the £700 glass one. Finally, make sure you get an Aston Martin umbrella if shopping at a main dealer!

Replacement Parts

(approx based on a 2011 DBS Coupe) Spares prices are commensurate with a supercar. You'll need £500 if you manage to nerf one side of your front splitter on a speed hump. Specialists will be able to replace front wing fenders at £1,110 a go, while recon starter motors are around £200. Air filters are around £82 and should an errant thrush dive through your front grille, you'll need £650 to purchase a new one.

On the Road

The engine bay actually isn't where much of the development budget for this car was spent. The Vanquish's familiar 48-valve 6.0-litre V12 still resides here, though it's been enhanced with a smarter bypass system that opens at higher revs to provide additional intake air. There's also a slightly higher compression ratio and re-profiled inlet ports, all of which, Aston claims, gives the car a bit more zip at higher revs. You wouldn't know that from looking at the bald statistics - maximum power of 510bhp and torque of 420Ib ft, a step down from the figures recorded by the old Vanquish (520bhp and 425Ib ft). Yet this car is significantly faster and the reason isn't hard to find. Carbon fibre body panels (a first for Aston Martin), lighter seats and lighter brakes help to curb weight by 120kg (around 7%) over the portly Vanquish. All of which helps the DBS towards the kind of pace that at launch, set it clearly above any car the marque had yet produced. Rest to sixty takes just over 4 seconds and rest to 100mph occupies only 9.4s. The top speed? 191mph. The awful semi-automatic transmission of the Vanquish was ditched in this car for a far more satisfying 6-speed manual. The brakes are ceramic and proved to be a huge improvement on the steel discs previously used which tended to fade easily with hard track use. The lighter weight of course has handling benefits too and this car will clearly feel more agile to owners used to the more GT-orientated set-up of its predecessor. There's quicker steering and suspension that has been both stiffened and lowered. Despite this, the engineers have gone to a lot of trouble to ensure that the ride feels comfortable over rough surfaces.


The Aston Martin DBS demonstrates that you can buy an exotic car without constantly worrying that it'll spit out its dummy in the traffic or throw a tantrum when it's not used for a week. Does this make it any less special? No, it's just a testament to its depth of engineering. We might grumble that all Astons look the same, but with a private plate on it, how many would be able to distinguish between a 2007 DBS and a 2013 Vanquish? The DBS might not go down as one of the classic Astons in years to come, but as a used supercar proposition, right here, right now, it's extremely tough to better, especially if you can choose a low mileage early car that's sliced off the steepest part of its depreciation curve. Happy hunting.

Aston Martin DBS average rating: 5/5 (3 reviews)

Mr J Middleton - 15/10/19, owner of an Aston Martin DBS V12 2+2 Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
A very comfortable GT with excellent driving dynamics and usable and accessible acceleration. A very easy to drive, great looking car.

Mr Clive Kornitzer - 17/06/2019, owner of an Aston Martin DBS Coupe V12 Superleggera 2dr Touchtronic Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
This is my fourth Aston and the first I have specced - all I think I need to say is that I smile every time I am in it...it's just epic.

Mr Gurinder Sunner - 06/04/2019, owner of an Aston Martin DBS Coupe V12 Superleggera 2dr Touchtronic Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Love the car, comfortable and fast and sensational noise and looks. Great service from AM Birmingham too!

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