Aston Martin DB5 1963-65
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Aston Martin DB5 1963-65 Specifications (Vantage)
6 cylinder inline, dohv
Bore: 96mm Stroke: 92 mm
Displacement: 3,995cc
Compression ratio: 8.9:1
Carburettors: Triple choke 45DCOE9 Weber
Power output: 320 bhp at 5,750rpm
Torque: 155lb ft at 3,600rpm

Maximum speed: 140mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 8.1 secs

ZP 5-speed manual,
Ratios: Top 0.834:1, 4th 1:1
3rd 1.23:1, 2nd 1.76:1, 1st 2.7:1

Aluminium body on ladder-frame steel chassis

Girling hydraulic,
discs all round

Rack and pinion,
3.5 turns lock to lock
Front: Independent with wishbones and coil springs
Rear: Hellical coil spring
with Watt's linkage
Telescopic hydraulic dampers all round

Wheels & Tyres
Knock on 15in wire wheels
with 6.70 x 15in Goodyear Eagle radials

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 2in
Track - front: 4ft 8.25in
Track - rear: 4ft 7.5in
Overall length: 15ft
Overall width: 5ft 6in
Overall height: 4ft 2in
Turning circle: 34ft
Kerb weight: 26.85cwt
Tank capacity: 19gals
OFC: approx 16mpg

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