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  Aston Martin DB3 Spider
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1951 - 1953
Numbers built:10 (all versions)
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 09, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, light alloy head
Displacement 2,580 cc / 157.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 78.0 mm (3.1 in) / 90.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 8.2:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 3 Weber 36 DCF 5 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 140 bhp / 104 KW @ 5,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 54 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on tubular chassis
Front suspension trailing parallel links, coil springs, Armstrong shock absorbers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, trailing links, transverse torsion bars, anti-roll bar
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox David Brown 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 885 kilo / 1,951 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,029 mm (158.6 in) / 1,563 mm (61.5 in) / 1,116 mm (43.9 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,364 mm (93.1 in) / 1,296 mm (51 in) / 1,296 mm (51 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.16 bhp / kg

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