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Old 10th January 2010, 14:21   #1501
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ecks totally forgot to ask you. will your DBS be the first in india??

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Old 10th January 2010, 14:26   #1502
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A pic of two Calis I saw in Dubai 2 months ago. One with the top on and one without.

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I kinda guessed that it would be either DBS or V12V. But all cheers for the color. I was stunned the moment i saw the Lightning silver DBS in some TG video/article. Great choice bro, any particular reason for the Manual tranny or was that availability issues. You have lately developed a softcorner for MT's over DCT's. Way to go !

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Old 10th January 2010, 15:03   #1504
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Isnt the AM DBS the only V12 with a 6speed manual available?
If you meant that if its available in 6sp only, then no , it is also available in the 'touchtronic 2' configuration.

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ecks totally forgot to ask you. will your DBS be the first in india??
That would be the case bivin. There are a few DB9's and V8V's but no DBS so far , as far as we all know. No pictures on tbhp + I don't know of any DBS in the supercar circle, so none so far.

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A pic of two Calis I saw in Dubai 2 months ago. One with the top on and one without.
Thanks man! Mine would look like the one on the left of the screen. Same rims , interior and ext color.

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I kinda guessed that it would be either DBS or V12V. But all cheers for the color. I was stunned the moment i saw the Lightning silver DBS in some TG video/article. Great choice bro, any particular reason for the Manual tranny or was that availability issues. You have lately developed a softcorner for MT's over DCT's. Way to go !

OT- start practicing the 'Bond' way of life "The name is S, KDS"
Well you need to experience the M3 in DCT and 6sp to know the difference in feel. The DCT M3 felt like a video game experience and the 6sp feels much much more real. And to enjoy that sonorous V12 in the DBS , I just had to choose the 6sp. Proper man's stuff. But the California will be with the DSG gearbox .
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Oh life is going to be infused in this thread. My latest import , after I canceled the GTR , should be arriving in 10 days. No hints this time , other than the fact that it has a very nasal V12 under the hood and its a 6speed manual ! No speculation please, as the mods do not allow for it. And I will post updated pictures of the M3 soon , with new rims/tires/trunk and supercharger.
wow! I never expected a V12 reply!! The DBS is an amazing car. It's every boy's dream to drive an Aston Martin at least once in his life. You're blessed to own one so early! Congrats!
Now, I have to find time to come to Chandigarh and see that DBS in the flesh!
And congrats on the California too! There's a lot of time for that one to arrive, so the excitement is only for the AM now.
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Old 10th January 2010, 16:00   #1506
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What replacements for the zilla !! wow !!
Bro , amazing chocics of the cars as well as the colours !! So 2 more exotics going to be in town !

9 more days and a Silver DBS on the streets of Chandigarh !!! WOW!! Super excited !

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Great choice!
But won't the DBS be too low for Indian roads?!
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Great choice!
But won't the DBS be too low for Indian roads?!
Not very low , but low indeed. I did some extensive research and it turns out that one needs to angle it over speed bumps and it'll be fine. That's why it is such a good GT car.
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Fantastic stuff - congrats bro!

Please do post the updated pics of your M3
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Congrats on the two sweet rides Ecks. One of my friends dad owns a DB9, and that growls amazingly on low revvs, so I can imagine how the DBS V12 would be.

By the way, I found it never-racking to drive the beemer in Mumbai especially on the speedbreakers. I don't know how you pull it off with supercars! There must a secret to mastering such skills. Haha
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Oh this is nirvana!!!! Belated Christmas presents to us eh, Karan?? This is proper drool stuff!!! Can't wait!
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Folks in here defenitly deserve some teasers ! Guys, Just look at the Crystal key inserted in the centre console. Drool Stuff !
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Congrats on the two sweet rides Ecks. One of my friends dad owns a DB9, and that growls amazingly on low revvs, so I can imagine how the DBS V12 would be.

By the way, I found it never-racking to drive the beemer in Mumbai especially on the speedbreakers. I don't know how you pull it off with supercars! There must a secret to mastering such skills. Haha
Bro , I have no idea where you come up with such conundrums. I have the M3 lowered with lowering springs and use 20" rims and never once have I even remotely touched or scraped any speed breaker in Chandigarh or delhi. You must be riding around the bad parts of Bombay to experience such stuff.

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Oh this is nirvana!!!! Belated Christmas presents to us eh, Karan?? This is proper drool stuff!!! Can't wait!
Can't wait either!

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Thanks Scorchy!
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Congratulations Karan. The DBS is a great GT unlike the V12 Vantage that is can't make up it's mind about whether it's a Grand Tourer or a Sports Car!

I see the California in your tag now. One question. Why not the 458 Italia? Because the California is sort of a GT itself and you'd have two grand tourers in your garage then.

Anyway, good stuff!

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Suhaas, my father loves the california , so its more for his sake than mine. As such I do not like the looks of the 458 at all. The Cali is a great GT car that is pretty fast , exactly what I look for ,in India.
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