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  Aston Martin DB1 Drop Head Coupe
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1948 - 1950
Numbers built:16
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,970 cc / 120.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 82.6 mm (3.3 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Lubrication Wet sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 90 bhp / 67 KW @ 4,750 rpm
Torque 183 Nm / 135 ft lbs @ 3,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 46 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on steel tubular chassis
Front suspension trailing arms, coil springs, Armstrong Hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension solid axle, parallelogram linkage, coil springs, Armstrong hydraulic shock absorbers
Steering Adamant worm-and-roller
Brakes Girling drums, all-round
Gearbox David Brown 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,143 kilo / 2,520 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,470 mm (176 in) / 1,714 mm (67.5 in) / 1,410 mm (55.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,743 mm (108 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.08 bhp / kg
Top Speed 155 km/h (96 mph)

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