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  Aston Martin DB4 GT
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1959 - 1963
Numbers built:74
Introduced at:1959 London Motor Show
Designed by:Touring
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 26, 2012
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 3,670 cc / 224 cu in
Bore / Stroke 92.0 mm (3.6 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 9.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 3 Weber 45 DCOE4 Carburettors
Ignition Twin Spark
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 302 bhp / 225 KW @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 366 Nm / 270 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 82 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body magnesium alloy panels supported by steel tubular frame
Chassis steel platform chassis
Front suspension unequal length wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, coil springs, parallel trailing links, Watt linkage, double acting lever-arm shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox David Brown 4 speed Manual
Clutch Twin plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,265 kilo / 2,789 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,362 mm (171.7 in) / 1,676 mm (66 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,362 mm (93 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in)
Fuel tank 136 Litre (35.9 Gallon US / 29.9 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels Borrani 5 x 16
Tyres Avon Turbospeed 6 x 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.24 bhp / kg
Top Speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
0-60 mph 6.4 s

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  • Aston Martin, the Post-War Competition Cars, by Anthony Pritchard
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