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Aston Martin DB6

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Aston Martin DB6

2-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 3995 cm3 / 243.8 cu in / 243.8 cu in, 178.0 kW / 238.7 hp / 238.7 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 389.0 N·m / 286.9 lb·ft / 286.9 lb·ft @ 3850 rpm / 3850 rpm / 3850 rpm, rear wheel drive, 238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Aston MartinIssued from1966
ModelDB6Issued until
SerieDB6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAston Martin Lagonda Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4630 mm / 182.3 in / 182.3 inTotal (curb) weight1625 kg / 3583 lb / 3583 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.57 m2 / 6.1 sq ft / 6.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.2 kW / 19.0 hp / 19.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement3995 cm3 / 243.8 cu in / 243.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.92 cm3/cylinder / 40.637 cu in/cylinder / 40.637 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power178.0 kW / 238.7 hp / 238.7 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque389.0 N·m / 286.9 lb·ft / 286.9 lb·ft at 3850 rpm / 3850 rpm / 3850 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)105.4 kW / 141.4 hp / 141.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output44.6 kW/l / 0.979 bhp/cu in / 0.979 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.4 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.10 s / 5.10 s / 5.10 sTop (maximal) speed238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sPower-to-weight ratio148.9 kW/ton / 112.8 bhp/ton / 112.8 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front8.15x15Tyres rear8.15x15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin DB6

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