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  Aston Martin DP215
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Ted Cutting
Predecessor:Aston Martin DP212
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 02, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,996 cc / 243.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.0 mm (3.8 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 9.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 3 Weber 50 DCO Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 327 bhp / 244 KW @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 82 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis magnesium alloy body on steel and aluminium platform chassis
Front suspension unequal length double wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Rear suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox David Brown SG537 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Length / Width / Height 4,420 mm (174 in) / 1,676 mm (66 in) / 1,219 mm (48 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,388 mm (94 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 1,362 mm (53.6 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 320 km/h (199 mph)

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