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Aston Martin V8 Volante Automatic

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Aston Martin V8 Volante Automatic

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 5340 cm3 / 325.9 cu in / 325.9 cu in, 231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 434.0 N·m / 320.1 lb·ft / 320.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5260 l / 185.76 cu ft / 185.76 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4670 mm / 183.9 in / 183.9 inTotal (curb) weight1814 kg / 3999 lb / 3999 lb
Width1840 mm / 72.4 in / 72.4 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity97 l / 21.3 UK gal / 25.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 supplyInjectionEngine displacement5340 cm3 / 325.9 cu in / 325.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity667.59 cm3/cylinder / 40.739 cu in/cylinder / 40.739 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque434.0 N·m / 320.1 lb·ft / 320.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)97.3 kW / 130.5 hp / 130.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.3 kW/l / 0.951 bhp/cu in / 0.951 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.3 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear 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)6.70 s / 6.70 s / 6.70 sPower-to-weight ratio173.1 kW/ton / 131.2 bhp/ton / 131.2 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/70-R15Tyres rear225/70-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin V8 Volante Automatic

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