1966 Aston Martin Db6 Volante Swb

Aston Martin DB6 Volante SWB

The Aston Martin DB6 Volante was the outset Aston Martin to express the gens Volante – which way “flight” in Italian. It was in fact the finale 37 Aston Martin DB5 flesh that were ill-used to anatomy the short-chassis Volantes and were realised betwixt October 1965 and October 1966.

1966 Aston Martin Db6 Volante Swb

Although distinctly derived from the Aston Martin DB4 done the DB5, the new modelling was proclaimed at the London Drive Read in October 1965. The virtually obtrusive styling alteration on the Aston Martin DB6 was the looter – so called a Kamm arse – incorporate into the stern of the car, which improved gamey velocity stableness. The cleave battlefront and backside bumpers; a redesigned oil tank initiative in the breast pelmet, a higher cap (136 cm) and thirster wheelbase (258.5 cm), 9.5 cm more the DB5, big an boilersuit duration of 462 cm.

Aston Martin DB6 Technical Specifications

1966 Aston Martin Db6 Volante Swb
  • Locomotive: dohc I-6, 3995 cc, 282 bhp @ 5500 rpm, 288 lbs-ft @ 3850 rpm (Advantage: 325 bhp @ 5750 rpm)
  • Transmittal: ZF 5-speed overuse manual or Borg-Warner 3-speed reflex
  • Reprieve
  • Movement: upper-and-lower A-arms, whorl springs, anti-roll bar
  • Bum: know axle, W linkage, tracking links, curlicue springs
  • Brakes: Servosystem aided figurehead/back discs
  • Wheelbase: 8’6″ (2585 mm)
  • Slant: 1474 kg (3250 Ibs)
  • Top Amphetamine: 148 mph
  • 0-60 mph: 6.1 sec.
  • Cost New: &punt; 4,998 (Taphouse)
  • Yield: 1327 (Excluding Volante)
  • Yield Dates: October 1965 – July 1969
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