1969 Aston Martin DBS V8

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1969 Aston Martin DBS V8


Aston Martin

Aston Martin

Quick Facts

Price (when new): 7932

Production Total: 402

Build Start: 1969

Last on sale: 1972

Drive System:

Two years after the 1967 launch of the DBS, the car finally gained the engine it had always been destined for; Tadek Marek’s sparkling new quad-cam fuel-injected 5340cc V8. However, the model’s size and weight made it more grand tourer than out-and-out sportscar. Externally, there was little difference to the DBS save for the alloy wheels – where the DBS had wires – and a front air dam. The Hillman Hunter rear lights remained the same, though, proving that even the most prestigious machines have some touches of the real world about them.

Information from Octane Magazine.
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  • 1969
  • 1972
  • DBS V8 Saloon
  • 2610mm
  • 1823mm
  • 1724kg
  • 1328mm
  • 4585mm
  • 315bhp
  • 2
  • 6s
  • 1995lb/ft
  • 261km/h
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  • 12mpg
  • €7932
  • 402
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