100 years of Aston Martin

Updated: Jan 19, 2013 13:01 IST

The DBS was a departure in terms of styling from the DB4, DB5 and DB6 that had gone before it. Its development wasn't helped by the fact that Touring of Milan, the design house charged with its creation, went bankrupt. It struggled to attract admirers until it was fitted with a V8 engine in 1970, though it did appear in two James Bond films. Photo:AFP
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The DBS was a departure in terms of styling from the DB4, DB5 and DB6 that had gone before it. Its development wasn't helped by the fact that Touring of Milan, the design house charged with its creation, went bankrupt. It struggled to attract admirers until it was fitted with a V8 engine in 1970, though it did appear in two James Bond films. Photo:AFP

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