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Aston Martin V8 Zagato

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Aston Martin V8 Zagato

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5341 cm3 / 325.9 cu in / 325.9 cu in, 322.1 kW / 431.9 hp / 431.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 536.0 N·m / 395.3 lb·ft / 395.3 lb·ft @ 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Aston MartinIssued from1985
ModelV8 ZagatoIssued until
SerieV8Number made52
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAston Martin Lagonda Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerZagatoCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5260 l / 185.76 cu ft / 185.76 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4280 mm / 168.5 in / 168.5 inTotal (curb) weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Width1867 mm / 73.5 in / 73.5 inDry weight
Height1298 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity105 l / 23.0 UK gal / 27.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.4 kW / 20.6 hp / 20.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerAston-MartinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supply4 We carbsEngine displacement5341 cm3 / 325.9 cu in / 325.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity667.63 cm3/cylinder / 40.741 cu in/cylinder / 40.741 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power322.1 kW / 431.9 hp / 431.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque536.0 N·m / 395.3 lb·ft / 395.3 lb·ft at 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)123.6 kW / 165.8 hp / 165.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.3 kW/l / 1.325 bhp/cu in / 1.325 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque100.4 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sPower-to-weight ratio271.7 kW/ton / 205.9 bhp/ton / 205.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.9Turning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle, Watt's linkage, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front220/70-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin V8 Zagato

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