Aston Martin will end current DBS with Ultimate Edition
As Aston Martin gets ready to introduce a new DBS model for 2013, the current car is getting s special Ultimate Edition model to send the car off in style. Sources at Car and Driver report that there well only be a run of 100 Ultimate Editions produced and they will feature a similar look as the DBS Carbon Black Special Edition car.
Aston Martin has released other special editions as a way of commemorating a car before it gives way to the new model. In 2007, the flagship model called the Vanquish was replaced in 2007 by the DBS, and Aston Martin released a final production run of 40 examples called the Vanquish S Ultimate Edition. And now the DBS will get its own Ultimate Edition as well.
Aston Martin has released two other special edition versions of the DBS, one being the "UB-2010 Limited Edition” which was named after Dr. Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin Lagonda Limited. This edition was limited to 20 coupes and 20 convertibles to commemorate the 10th year of Dr. Bez as CEO. This edition came with a azurite black exterior color, blue brake calipers and a bronze-colored interior. The other special edition version of the DBS was called the “Carbon Black” special edition which featured a unique carbon black paint job, Touchtronic gearbox, obsidian black interior with silver stitching and lightweight seats.