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Aston Martin Project Vantage

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Aston Martin Project Vantage

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5972 cm3 / 364.4 cu in / 364.4 cu in, 336.0 kW / 450.6 hp / 450.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 745.8 N·m / 550.1 lb·ft / 550.1 lb·ft, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Aston MartinIssued from1998
ModelProject VantageIssued until
SerieVantageNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAston Martin Lagonda Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5020 l / 177.28 cu ft / 177.28 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4667 mm / 183.7 in / 183.7 inTotal (curb) weight1550 kg / 3417 lb / 3417 lb
Width1898 mm / 74.7 in / 74.7 inDry weight
Height1298 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1572 mm / 61.9 in / 61.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1602 mm / 63.1 in / 63.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.5 UK gal / 21.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplySPFiEngine displacement5972 cm3 / 364.4 cu in / 364.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity497.67 cm3/cylinder / 30.370 cu in/cylinder / 30.370 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power336.0 kW / 450.6 hp / 450.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque745.8 N·m / 550.1 lb·ft / 550.1 lb·ft at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)142.2 kW / 190.7 hp / 190.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.3 kW/l / 1.236 bhp/cu in / 1.236 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque124.9 N·m/l / 1.09 lb·ft/cu in / 1.09 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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)4.00 s / 4.00 s / 4.00 sPower-to-weight ratio294.4 kW/ton / 223.1 bhp/ton / 223.1 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 PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Aston Martin Project Vantage

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