Caracteristics

Type                                                    2 + 2

Chassis                                                 square section tube frame

Body                                                    aluminium

Length                                                 15 feet 1/2 inch (4580 mm)

Width                                                  6' 0" (1830 mm)

Height                                                 4 feet 4 1/4 inches (1330 mm) 

Ground clearance                                 5 1/2 inches (140 mm)

Track                                                   Front : 4' 11" (1500 mm)

                                                            Rear  : 4' 11" (1500 mm)

Wheelbase                                           102,75 inches (2610 mm)

Turning circle                                      36' 0 inches (1097 cm)

Dry weight                                           3500 pounds (1588 kg)

Front suspension                                  unequal transverse wishbones, coil springs, co-axial Armstrong telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar

Rear suspension                                   coil springs, De Dion axle, trailing links and Watts linkage, selectaride shock absorbers

Steering                                              rack and pinion

Brakes                                                Girling disc with separate servo assistance (11.5 inch disc front - 10.8 inch disc rear)

Wheels                                               Dunlop 6JK x 15 (RSM 20A) Type 52W

Tyres                                                 Avon Radial 205 x 15

Pressure                                             Front : 35 lb/sq. in. (2.461 kg/sq. cm)

                                                          Rear  : 35 lb/sq. in. (2.461 kg/sq. cm)

Maximum load                                     1720 lb (780.2 kg) per tyre

Fuel tank                                            95,5 litres (including reserve 13.5 litres)

Engine                                             inline six cylinder

Piston displacement                          3995 cc (244 cu. in.)

Bore                                                 96 mm (3.78 in.)

Stroke                                              92 mm (3.62 in.)

Compression ratio                             8.9 : 1 Standard engine and Emission control / 9.4 : 1 Vantage engine

Max. revolutions                               6,000

Maximum power                                282 bhp at 5,750 rpm Standard version / 325 bhp at 5,750 rpm Vantage version

Maximum torque                               282 lbs/ft at 4,500 rpm Standard version / 290 lbs/ft at 4,500 rpm Vantage version

Carburettors                                    3 horizontal 2 in. S.U. diaphragm type H.D.8. (Standard) / 3 horizontal double-choke Weber type 45 DCOE9 (Vantage)

Distribution                                    2 arbres à came en tête entrainés par chaine, 12 valves (2 per cylinder)

Crankshaft                                      forged in chrome molybdenum steel

Engine block / Cylinder head             aluminium / aluminium

Cooling system                                 pump and engine driven visco coupled fan

Lubrication system                           front mounted chain-driven ol pump and full flow cartridge filter

Ignition                                           coil / distributor / 1 spark plug per cylinder

Electrical equipment                        12V battery / 12V Lucas alternator

* Nota bene : about fifteen examples were originally equipped with AE Brico electronic injection

Transmission                                    rear wheels

Clutch                                             Borg and Beck, diaphragm spring strap drive, hydraulically operated

Gearbox                                         ZF manual 5 speed or Borg Warner automatic 3 speed

Gearbox ratios                                1st    : 2,97 : 1          Auto : 1st   : 2,4 : 1

                                                       2nd   : 1,76 : 1          Auto : 2nd  : 1,4 : 1

                                                       3rd   : 1,23 : 1          Auto : 3rd   : 1,1 : 1

                                                       4th    : 1,10 : 1

                                                       5th : 0,834 : 1 (overdrive)

                                                       Reverse : 3,31 : 1      Auto : M.A.: 2,1 : 1

Final drive ratios                             3,73 : 1                    Auto : 3,54 : 1

Maximum speed                                225 km/h

Accélération                                    7,3 seconds from 0 to 96 km/h

 

Source of information : Aston Martin Lagonda Limited