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Aston Martin DB9 Volante Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Aston Martin DB9 Volante Automatic

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5934 cm3 / 362.1 cu in / 362.1 cu in, 331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 264 km/h / 164 mph / 164 mph top speed, consumption 17.4 l/100km / 16.2 mpg-UK / 13.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Aston MartinIssued from2008
ModelDB9 Volante AutomaticIssued until
SerieDB9Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAston Martin Lagonda Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)138 l / 4.87 cu ft / 4.87 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2209 l / 78.01 cu ft / 78.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)138 l / 4.87 cu ft / 4.87 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4720 mm / 185.8 in / 185.8 inTotal (curb) weight1890 kg / 4167 lb / 4167 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity225 kg / 496 lb / 496 lb
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight2115 kg / 4663 lb / 4663 lb
Track frontTowing weight1910 kg / 4211 lb / 4211 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity78 l / 17.2 UK gal / 20.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.8 sq ft / 21.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.01 m2 / 10.9 sq ft / 10.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)25.2 kW / 33.8 hp / 33.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5934 cm3 / 362.1 cu in / 362.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity494.58 cm3/cylinder / 30.181 cu in/cylinder / 30.181 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)132.4 kW / 177.6 hp / 177.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.8 kW/l / 1.226 bhp/cu in / 1.226 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.1 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed264 km/h / 164 mph / 164 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio238.1 kW/ton / 180.4 bhp/ton / 180.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)18.1 l/100km / 15.6 mpg-UK / 13.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)17.4 l/100km / 16.2 mpg-UK / 13.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions407 g/km / 655 g/mi / 655 g/mi (est.)
  Range448 km / 279 mi / 279 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front240/40-R18zTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin DB9 Volante Automatic

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