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Aston Martin V8 Vantage

(1993 model)

Brief specs of 1993 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, 5339 cm3 / 325.8 cu in / 325.8 cu in, 405.0 kW / 543.1 hp / 543.1 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 745.0 N·m / 549.5 lb·ft / 549.5 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Aston MartinIssued from1993
ModelV8 VantageIssued until
SerieV8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAston Martin Lagonda Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5020 l / 177.28 cu ft / 177.28 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4750 mm / 187.0 in / 187.0 inTotal (curb) weight1990 kg / 4387 lb / 4387 lb
Width1930 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inDry weight
Height1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity105 l / 23.1 UK gal / 27.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.10 m2 / 11.8 sq ft / 11.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)27.3 kW / 36.6 hp / 36.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
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 supplyInjectionEngine displacement5339 cm3 / 325.8 cu in / 325.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity667.59 cm3/cylinder / 40.739 cu in/cylinder / 40.739 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power405.0 kW / 543.1 hp / 543.1 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque745.0 N·m / 549.5 lb·ft / 549.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.9 kW/l / 1.667 bhp/cu in / 1.667 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque139.5 N·m/l / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio276.9 kW/ton / 209.8 bhp/ton / 209.8 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front285/45-ZR18Tyres rear285/45-ZR18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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