40 special-edition models will be built to commemorate Ulrich Bez’s 10 years as CEO of the company
4 March 2010

Aston Martin has revealed a limited-edition DBS to commemorate Ulrich Bez’s 10 years as CEO of the company.

Aston will make just 40 UB-2010 models – 20 coupes and 20 convertibles – and they have all been specified to Bez’s personal tastes.

See the Aston Martin DBS UB-2010 pic

This means an Azurite Black paint job and a metallic bronze leather interior. Each fascia will be finished in Cryptic Titan.

Bez will also hand-sign a specially-numbered plaque for each model. Prices will be revealed in due course.

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4 March 2010

They are actual MR2's with a £150,000 of AM paintwork applied.

4 March 2010

[quote Autocar]all been specified to Bez’s personal tastes.

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The car look stunning, and I never knew Germans had good taste.

By the way, the colour is Azurite Black but it looks blue in the picture. Merc used to do a colour called Azurite Blue so maybe this colour is blue after all and Aston have been mis quoted?

4 March 2010

Sounds like an interesting vanity project to name a special edition car after the boss, although i supposed Ferrari did name a supercar after Enzo.

Can't wait for the Fiat 500 Montezemolo, or the Porsche Cayenne Piech.

Or how about a Volkswagen Beetle 'Hitler Edition'?

4 March 2010

[quote MattDB]By the way, the colour is Azurite Black but it looks blue in the picture. Merc used to do a colour called Azurite Blue so maybe this colour is blue after all and Aston have been mis quoted?[/quote]

Azure is blue, azurite black means bluey black. as you can see in the picture...

4 March 2010

[quote Autocar]Aston Martin has revealed a limited-edition DBS to commemorate Ulrich Bez’s 10 years as CEO of the company.
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The odds of AM announcing going into administration have just shortened to Portsmouth FC levels. There's desperate and then there's broadcasting to the world one is desperate.

4 March 2010

[quote beachland2]Azure is blue, azurite black means bluey black. as you can see in the picture...[/quote]

As a designer I can reliably inform you that black is black. Blue however is available in about a million different shades bordering black, green, etc but all are shades of blue.

If it looks blue it is blue never mind the name.

The only true variation of black is in the finish. So it can be solid, metallic or matt. Lighter shades of black are called grey, incase we have any doubt here as well.

4 March 2010

[quote MattDB]As a designer I can reliably inform you that black is black.[/quote]

Or it could be that this isn't the UB10 model but rather just a DBS Volante they had a photo of!

I think it's as clear as black and white that this car is blue, without the tan leather interior, and therefore not the UB10!

4 March 2010

I can just about make out UB2010 on the reg plate.

4 March 2010

sorry pall, but MR2 underneath it`s not!

but Toyota Apex... we never know.

anyway, 10 years commemorative edition seems farewell a lot, hope that it`s not untrue, otherwise from now on we will get 11th year, 12th year, 13th year editions and...

it was him who told that selling Astons wasn`t an easy task...

4 March 2010

[quote Symanski]

Or it could be that this isn't the UB10 model but rather just a DBS Volante they had a photo of!

I think it's as clear as black and white that this car is blue, without the tan leather interior, and therefore not the UB10!

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I think you're right, the interior in the car could no way be described as bronze.

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