Aston Martin DB5

The Aston Martin DB5 was manufactured by the Aston Martin Lagonda between the years 1947-1972.

The DB5 is the predecessor of DB4 and it is popularly known as the “James Bond Car” as it featured in the James Bond films “Thunderball”, “Goldfinger”, “Tomorrow Never Dies”, “Golden Eye” and “Casino Royale”.

Aston Martin DB5 480

The DB5 consists of a 4.0 L engine with three SU carburetors and five speed transmission. The capacity of the engine is 3995 cc and it delivers an output power of 282 bhp at 5500 rpm and 288 lb-ft torque at 3850 rpm. It reaches the speed of 60 mph in 8.1 seconds and the top speed is 141 mph.

Specifications

Vehicle Type: 2-door coupe, convertible and shooting brake
Type: - sports car
Configuration: - Front Engine
Engine: - 4.0 L I6
Capacity: - 3995 cc
Torque: - 288 lb-ft torque at 3850 rpm
Power: - 282 bhp at 5500 rpm
Width: - 1.68 meters
Length: - 4.57 meters
Height: - 1334 mm
0-60 mph: - 8.1 seconds
Top speed: - 141 mph
Price: - £4,248

DB5 Vantage
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DB5 Convertible
The DB5 convertible was manufactured in between the years 1963-1965. A total of 123 DB5 units have been manufactured where 19 units were left hand drive.

DB5 Shooting Brake
The DB5 Shooting Brake is a high speed car and 12 units have been manufactured in this version.

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