In pictures: Aston Martin DBS Superleggera test drive

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Thanks to its wider side sills, the DBS has a more balanced style than the DB11.

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The resources of the V12 are inexhaustible, but the chassis has all the trouble to pass the 725 hp on the ground …

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In the spirit, this Aston Martin DBS is more of a powerful GT than a real sports car.

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The suspension comfort is very acceptable.

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The weight remains sensitive and affects agility.

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Carbon-ceramic brakes are standard on the DBS Superleggera.

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No disproportionate spoiler, but this aerodynamic flap sends a flow of air drawn from the rear quarter pillars.

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The finest materials are used in this interior. Too bad, some assemblies leave something to be desired.

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The ergonomics appear rather correct, despite a dated infotainment system.

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The interior environment is almost identical to that of the DB11.

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The meter display changes depending on the driving mode selected.

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The meter display changes depending on the driving mode selected.

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The meter display changes depending on the driving mode selected.

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The finish of the upholstery is exceptional.

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The Bang & Olufsen audio system is not as convincing as on board Audi, where its integration is undoubtedly better worked.

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The infotainment system, taken from old Mercedes-Benz ranges, has no place in a car of this price. The menus are messy and the screen is not touch-sensitive.

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These buttons control the gearbox. They allow easy switching from automatic mode to manual mode.

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The seats promote comfort while maintaining, which is perfectly in line with the philosophy of the car.

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It is possible to choose from a very thick catalog of leather and stitching, which can give a truly unique look to the interior.

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The electric seat adjustment is done via this control located on the rather practical central console.

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At the rear, the space is not so cramped. But the position is very uncomfortable.

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The trunk is small and the bench seat cannot be folded down …

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The 725 hp V12 is the centerpiece of the DBS.

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These gills are intended to evacuate the air that stagnates in the arches of the wheels to promote stability at high speed.

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