Series 1 / Series 2
Following the launch of DBS V8 in late 1969, the original William Towns design underwent several small style changes which were also included on the straight 6 cylinder version. The air vents situated behind the rear side windows were replaced with a longer air vent between the rear screen and the boot lid in a bid to improve inside ventilation.
A larger front air dam was added to the car and deeper stainless steel sill covers were added either side.
The change between the DBS series 1 and 2 cars began with DBS/5557/R :
The inlaid wood on the dashboard was replaced by black plastic probably during the first half of 1969 :