Aston Martin DB4 GT Technical Specifications

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Aston Martin DB4 GT Technical Specifications
Aston Martin DB4 GT
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Recognition of the DB4 GT includes ths shorter body and wheelbase, faired in headlamps which also contained the side lamps.

Inside everything was typically Aston Martin impeccable, from the lockable glove box to the wood rimmed steering wheel mounted on a sprung adjustable column.

The Borrani knock-on wheels set the DB4 GT off perfectly.

  • Years of Manufacture: 1959 - 1963
  • Number Built: n/a
  • Price at Introduction: n/a
  • Date of Introduction:
    • 1959
  • Chassis/Body:
    • Steel, Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 14 ft. 3.75 in. (436.2cm)
    • Total width: 5 ft. 6 in. (167.6cm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 4 ft. 4 in. (132.1cm)
    • Wheelbase: 7 ft. 9 in. (236.2cm)
    • Front Track: 4 ft. 6 in. (137.2cm)
    • Rear Track: 4 ft. 5.5 in. (135.9cm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • 2706 lb. (1230 kg)
  • Fuel Tank:
    • 30 Imperial gallons (136.4 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • n/a
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer (with integral tripmeter and odometer)
    • Tachometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temp gauge
    • Ammeter gauge
    • Oil gauge
  • Transmission:
    • Manual - 4 Speed
    • 1st: 8.82:1
    • 2nd: 6.16:1
    • 3rd: 4.42:1
    • 4th: 3.54:1
    • Reverse: 8.60:1

Aston Martin DB4 GT Engine

  • Engine (In-Line Six, designed by Tadek Marek):
    • Capacity: 3670 cc / 224 ci
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type, aluminium block with cast iron wet liners
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: 3 x Twin Choke Weber downdraft type carburettors with 2 S.U. high pressure fuel pump
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.6 inch x 3.6 inch (92 x 92mm)
    • Power: 302 bhp @ 6000 rpm
    • Torque: 270 lb. ft @ 5000 rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
  • Clutch:
    • Borg and Beck, twin dry plate, 9 inch diameter
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • Hypoid bevel differential, final drive 3.54:1 (other ratios available)
  • Maximum Speed:
    • 141 mph
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt, 51 amp hr.
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Independent, wishbones and coil springs. Armstrong telescopic dampers
    • Rear: Live beam axle, trailing arms and Watts linkage transverse location. Armstrong piston damers
  • Steering:
    • Rack and pinion
    • Wood rimmed steering wheel with adjustable column
    • 2.8 turns lock-to-lock
    • Turning Circle: 32 ft. (9.75 m)
  • Brakes:
    • Girling Disc, front and rear
    • Front: 12.06 in. disc
    • Rear: 11.0 in. disc
    • Swept area: 527 sq. in.
    • Parking brake mechanically operated on rear wheels
  • Wheels:
    • Centre lock wire wheels
  • Tyres:
    • 6.0 x 16"
Calculated Road Speeds At 6,000 RPM
Axle
Ratio
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
4th @
1000 rpm
4.09
11.45
47 / 76
67 / 108
94 / 151
118 / 190
19.5 / 31.4
3.77
13.49
51 / 82
73 / 117
102 / 164
128 / 206
21.2 / 34.2
3.54
13.46
54 / 87
78 / 125
108 / 174
138 / 222
22.6 / 36.4
3.31
13.43
58 / 93
83 / 134
117 / 188
148 / 238
24.2 / 39.0
2.93
14.41
65 / 104
94 / 151
133 / 214
170 / 274
27.3 / 43.9
*Please note: Speeds shown as miles per hour / kilometers per hour

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Aston Martin DB4 Review
Aston Martin Heritage
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