2012 Aston Martin DBS Volante Ultimate

In 2012 Aston Martin unveiled the DBS Ultimate with a new rear trunk spoiler, carbon-fiber mirror caps, a darkened grille, smoked taillamps, Zircotec-coated tail pipes, special badging and a choice of yellow, black or red brake calipers.

The interior is treated with red or silver diamond-quilted stitching and an Alcantara headliner. The package is available to both the Coupe and Volante with either standard or automatic transmissions. Specific colours include Carbon Black II, Quantum Silver or Silver Fox.

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In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Gaydon, Warwickshire, England
price $ $ 302,000
engine V12
position Front-mid, Longitudinal
block material Aluminum Alloy
compression 10.9:1
power 380.3 kw / 510 bhp @ 6500 rpm
bhp/weight 281.77 bhp per tonne
torque 569.4 nm / 420 ft lbs @ 5750 rpm
body / frame Aluminium, Magnesium Alloy & Carbon-Fibre composite body over Aluminium VH Chassis
driven wheels RWD w/LSD
front tires 245/35-20 Pirelli P Zero
rear tires 295/30-20 Pirelli P Zero
front brakes Ventilated Carbon-Cermamic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
rear brakes Ventilated Carbon-Cermamic Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
front wheels F 50.8 x 21.6 cm / 20 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 50.8 x 27.9 cm / 20 x 11 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Servotronic speed-sensitive power-assist
f suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar, Monotube Adaptive Damping System
r suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar, Monotube Adaptive Damping System
curb weight 1810 kg / 3991 lbs
wheelbase 2740 mm / 107.9 in
length 4271 mm / 168.1 in
width 1905 mm / 75.0 in
height 1280 mm / 50.4 in
transmission Touchtronic 2 Rear/Mid-Mounted 6-Speed Automatic or 6-Speed Manual
top speed ~307.32 kph / 191 mph
0 – 100 kph ~4.3 seconds
emission 388 g/km
fuel capacity 78 litres or 20.59 gal.