The introduction of the DB9 back in 2003 marked the beginning of Aston Martin’s 21st century renaissance. The first new model to be built at the company’s headquarters in Gaydon, UK and the first to be built around the rigid and lightweight bonded-aluminum VH architecture; the DB9 was an immediate and unparalleled success, setting a new tone for Aston Martins of the future. Now, as the 2011 model year rolls in, the DB9 and its Volante cousin are receiving the most significant upgrades since the car’s launch. The upgrades include new styling, engineering and equipment enhancements, and...
Preview: 2010 Aston Martin DBS Volante
• What is it: The logical convertible version of Aston Martin's DBS sportscar • Key facts: 6.0-liter V-12 with 510 horsepower; 191-mph top speed; six-speed manual or automatic transmission • On sale: Now • Price: $300,000 (est.) The last piece in the Aston Martin DBS puzzle...Martin Padgett
Aston Martin releases mega-gallery for DBS Volante
Few automakers have the pedigree - the panache - of Aston Martin, and even fewer cars can match the elegant DBS. Now Aston Martin has seen fit to add a drop-top version of the DBS, called the Volante. The DBS Volante is powered by the same 6.0L V12 engine rated at 510hp (380kW) and 420lb-ft (570Nm)...Kenneth Hall