Aston Martin releases a tribute Bond-themed DBS OHMSS Limited Edition. Following the storyline of the sixth James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, the DBS Limited Edition is a collaboration between Aston Martin and the Bond films’ production team to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 classic.
They created the special DBS Superleggera model that will have an exclusive olive green paint to match the movie car, with six horizontal metal vanes that reference the Bond car’s front end. The 1969 car’s wire wheels get an overhaul with 21-inch gloss-black wheels, which are almost visually confusing, but if anyone can pull it off it will always be Aston Martin.
The cabin is lined with black leather and gray Alcantara, trimmed with red stitching. This is another nod to a Bond momentum in the movie, in reference to a crimson-trimmed, rifle-concealing glove box. Buyers can purchase the option box for a custom felt-lined drinks case with room for two bottles of bubbly and twice as many champagne flutes. They even designed the box to fit perfectly into the trunk.
Badges reading OHMSS Edition appear inside and out to reference the film. It is mechanically the same as the DBS Superleggera with a powerful 5.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine. It has 715-horsepower and 663 pound-feet of torque, with the engine growling through four exhaust tips.
Aston Martin Lagonda president and group CEO Andy Palmer said, “Aston Martin is synonymous with James Bond and the DBS from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service has provided a great inspiration to the team tasked with creating this very special edition. This new DBS Superleggera will be an extremely distinguished ‘brute in a suit,’ designed to capture the essence of the iconic DBS from the 1969 film.” To keep the On Her Majesty’s Secret Service DBS Superleggera special, Aston Martin will build only 50 of the cars. UK pricing for the new car starts at $382,000, and deliveries will begin in the fourth quarter of this year.
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