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Is this the meanest-looking Aston Martin ever?
Tag Heuer Edition DBS gets all black everything, carbon accents
Welcome to perhaps the most sinister-looking, unmodified Aston Martin since the brutish Vantage V600 of the Nineties.
Fifty of these special-edition DBS Superleggeras will be produced – all in black on black, with black wheels shod with Pirelli ‘Colour Edition’ tyres and carbon-fibre accents – to celebrate Aston’s partnership with watchmaker Tag Heuer. As such, every car is supplied with a limited-edition watch.
Far as we know, beneath the sinister-as-hell skin it’s a regular DBS. And that’s intimidating enough. You get 725bhp and 663lb ft from the turbocharged V12, which drives the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Carbon body panels mean the DBS is 72kg lighter than the DB11 AMR on which it’s based, but changes to the brakes, steering, engine mounts and suspension give it the dynamics to match those more serious looks. Aston claims 0-60mph in 3.4secs and 0-100mph in 6.4secs. Both of which you can time quite nicely on your new Tag…