Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato group GT (1962)

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19 units built
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Homologation number: 59
Homologation start: 3/5/1962
straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3670cc, 92.0 x 92.0 mm
314 bhp (234 kW; 318 PS) at 6000 rpm
278 lb·ft (377 N·m) at 5400 rpm
RR50 aluminum casting with centrifugally cast chrome-vanadium iron top-seating wet liners block, aluminium head
nitrided chrome-molybdenum steel forging crankshaft with 7 main bearings 50.8mm diameter
DOHC, 2 valves / cyl - 12 valves total, 47.6mm inlet valve diameter, 43.2mm exhaust valve diameter, 80o angle between inlet and exhaust valve axis
aspiration, natural with 3 x Weber 45 DCOE4 carburetors
twin spark
David Brown 4-speed manual, all-syncromesh gearbox
1st: 2.49/1
2nd: 1.74/1
3rd: 1.25/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 2.52/1
rear Hypoid bevel gear 3.54/1, 3.31/1, 3.74/1, 4.09/1, 2.93/1, 'Power-lok' LSD
alloy body-panels on tubular framework construction on steel platform chassis
Front Suspension IFS. Wishbones, coil springs and telescopic dampers. Anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension Live axle on coil springs, located by trailing arms and Watt linkage
TU111S rack and pinion steering
Unassisted Girling disk brakes all around 280mm diameter
Length: 4267 mm (168 in)
Width: 1676 mm / 66 in
Height: 1270 mm (50 in)
Wheelbase: 2362 mm / 93 in
Front track: 1372 mm / 54 in
Rear track: 1359 mm / 53.5 in
tires, 6.00 x 16" Avon Turbospeed' Mark II
wheels, 5x16"
fuel tank, 136 lt
Drag coefficient, 0.45

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Targa Florio Nurburgring Le Mans Pescara
Team 12h 1000km 24h 4h
Essex Racing Team, 0182/R in entry list #2, head gasket
Essex Racing Team, 0183/R #3, head gasket
Works Starts/finishes 2/0 2/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Essex Racing Team
Roy Salvadori +
Tony Maggs +
Jack Fairman 2
Bernard Consten 2
Lex Davison 3
Bob Stillwell 3

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