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  Aston Martin DP215
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Ted Cutting
Predecessor:Aston Martin DP212
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 13, 2018
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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
Body magnesium alloy
Chassis 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)

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Suggested reading
  • Aston Martin, the Post-War Competition Cars, by Anthony Pritchard
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  Article Image gallery (26) DP215 Specifications