1968 Aston Martin DB6 Mk1 Volante

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The DB6 was built from 1965 to 1971, with the MkII replacing the Mk1 in 1969. It replaced the similarly styled DB5, famous for its appearance in the James Bond film Goldfinger, though the DB6 had better aerodynamics with less rear-wheel lift at speed. The DB6 was available as a coupe; a convertible, known as the Volante; and a small number of Shooting Brakes by private coachbuilder Harold Radford.

Power came from a 4 liter inline-6 producing 282 hp. There was an available Vantage engine option with Weber carburetors and other tweaks producing 325 hp.

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Price -- Production --
Engine 4 liter DOHC inline-6 Weight 3250 lbs
Aspiration triple SU carburetors Torque 295 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
HP 282 hp @ 5500 rpm HP/Weight 11.5 lbs per hp
HP/Liter 70.5 hp per liter 1/4 mile --
0-60 mph 8.4 seconds Top Speed --