Aston Martin DB7 – Encyclopedia | Global Oneness

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Aston Martin DB7

The Aston Martin DB7 was a grand made by Aston Martin September 1994 to December The grand tourer was available as a coupé or a convertible, and debuted at the Motor Show in March, The six-cylinder DB7 replaced the lower Martin V8 models, placing the hand-built V8 Virage introduced a few earlier. The DB7 was the most successful Martin model ever, more than 7,000 before it was replaced by the DB9.

The DB7 was styled by Ian Callum, and it is widely one of the most beautiful and timeless of designs.

The DB7, known as the NPX project, was designed to replace the Aston Martin V8. It was made with the resources from and had the financial backing of the Ford Company, owner of Aston since 1988. The DB7’s is an evolution of the Jaguar XJS’s, with many changes.

production of the Virage (soon V8 Vantage) continuing at Newport a new factory was acquired at Bloxham, where every DB7 would be throughout its production run.

The convertible Volante version was at the North American International Show in Detroit in 1996. versions have a supercharged engine that produced 335 bhp kW). In the United States, the sold for $140,000, and the Volante for

Works Service provided a Driving Dynamics package, greatly enhanced performance and for drivers who wanted more the standard configuration.

Aston DB7 – V12 Vantage

In 1999, the powerful DB7 V12 Vantage was introduced at the Motor Show. Its 6.0 litre, V12 engine produces 420 bhp (309 kW) and 400 (542 Nm) of torque. It has a compression of 10.3:1. It was available with a six speed manual or a five automatic gearbox. Aston claims it has a top speed of either 185 mph the manual gearbox or 165 mph with the gearbox, and will accelerate 0–62 mph (100 km/h) in seconds.

It is 4,962 mm long, 1,830 mm 1,243 mm high, with a of 1.8 tonnes.

After the launch of the sales of the supercharged straight-6 DB7 quickly dried up, and production was in mid–1999.

Aston Martin DB7 – V12 GT and GTA

In a new variant was launched, named V12 GT or V12 GTA equipped with an automatic It was essentially an improved version of the its V12 engine producing 435 bhp and 410 ft·lbf of Aesthetically, compared to the Vantage it has a front grille, vents in the (hood), a boot (trunk) an aluminum gear leaver, carbon fibre trim and new

It also has 355mm front and rear vented disc made by Brembo.

Aston Martin DB7 – models

Two special edition were made late in the production run: DB7 Vantage and the United-States-only DB AR1 roadster. The Vantage coupe debuted at the 2002 Motor Show, and the DB AR1 debuted at the Los Angeles Motor Show.

99 examples of each were Each of these rear-wheel vehicles is powered by a 6.0L V12 and controlled via a 6-speed manual Each has a top speed of 186 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds.

Aston Martin DB7

The Vantage Zagato coupe for a base price of US$250,000 and the DB AR1 sold for US$226,000.

Aston DB7 – Images

A 2005 DB AR1 at the Concours Grand Prix

The of the DB AR1

2003 Zagato Coupe and

DB7 rear


A DB7 next to a Bentley

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