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  Aston Martin Short Chassis Volante
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1965 - 1966
Numbers built:37
Predecessor:Aston Martin DB5 Convertible
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 19, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 3,995 cc / 243.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.0 mm (3.8 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 8.9:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 3 SU HD 8 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 282 bhp / 210 KW @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 390 Nm / 288 ft lbs @ 3,850 rpm
BHP/Liter 71 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium body-panels on steel frame
Chassis steel platform chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension rigid axle, Watt bar, coil springs, shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) Girling discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,465 kilo / 3,230 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,572 mm (180 in) / 1,676 mm (66 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,489 mm (98 in) / 1,370 mm (53.9 in) / 1,360 mm (53.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.19 bhp / kg

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