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

typeSeries Production Car
built atGaydon, Warwickshire, England
price $$ 302,000
engineV12
positionFront-mid, Longitudinal
block materialAluminum Alloy
compression10.9:1
power380.3 kw / 510 bhp @ 6500 rpm
bhp/weight281.77 bhp per tonne
torque569.4 nm / 420 ft lbs @ 5750 rpm
body / frameAluminium, Magnesium Alloy & Carbon-Fibre composite body over Aluminium VH Chassis
driven wheelsRWD w/LSD
front tires245/35-20 Pirelli P Zero
rear tires295/30-20 Pirelli P Zero
front brakesVentilated Carbon-Cermamic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
rear brakesVentilated Carbon-Cermamic Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
front wheelsF 50.8 x 21.6 cm / 20 x 8.5 in
rear wheelsR 50.8 x 27.9 cm / 20 x 11 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/Servotronic speed-sensitive power-assist
f suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar, Monotube Adaptive Damping System
r suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar, Monotube Adaptive Damping System
curb weight1810 kg / 3991 lbs
wheelbase2740 mm / 107.9 in
length4271 mm / 168.1 in
width1905 mm / 75.0 in
height1280 mm / 50.4 in
transmissionTouchtronic 2 Rear/Mid-Mounted 6-Speed Automatic or 6-Speed Manual
top speed~307.32 kph / 191 mph
0 – 100 kph~4.3 seconds
emission388 g/km
fuel capacity78 litres or 20.59 gal.