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VANTAGE - - Cover Story Dbs At 50 -

DBS was a bold new de­sign di­rec­tion for As­ton Martin af­ter al­most a decade of Tour­ing-penned DB4, 5 and 6, but it brought the com­pany bang up to date, and the ba­sic shape would con­tinue for more than 20 years. Full-width grille was also a bold de­par­ture, and early cars had cabin air ex­trac­tion vents in the C-pil­lars, later repo­si­tioned be­low the rear wind­screen. Reut­ter mech­a­nism was for ad­just­ing and tilt­ing the seat-backs

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