The Aston Martin DB5.
The Aston Martin DB5 is a luxury grand tourer that was made by Aston Martin. Released in 1963, it was an evolution of the final series of DB4. The DB series was named honouring David Brown (the head of Aston Martin from 1947–1972).
Producing 282 bhp (210 kW), which propelled the car to 145 mph (233 km/h), this engine, available on the Vantage (high powered) version of the DB4 since March 1962, became the standard Aston Martin power unit with the launch in September 1963 of the DB5.
Standard equipment on the DB5 included reclining seats, wool pile carpets, electric windows, twin fuel tanks, chrome wire wheels, oil cooler, magnesium-alloy body built to superleggera patent technique, full leather trim in the cabin and even a fire extinguisher. All models had 4 seats and 2 doors.
- Engine: 3,995 cc (243.8 cu in) Inline-6
- Power: 282 bhp (210 kW) at 5500 rpm
- Torque: 288 lb·ft (390 N·m) at 3850 rpm
- Weight: 1,502 kg (3,310 lb)
- Top Speed: 145 mph (233 km/h)
- 0–60 mph (97 km/h) Acceleration: 7.1 s