Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 (2008)

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Homologation number: GT2 005
Homologation start: 1/4/2009
Jaguar AJ-V8 AJ37, (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol or E85 ethanol engine, located front longitudinally
4475cc, 91 x 86mm
450 bhp / 336 KW
500 Nm / 369 ft lbs
aluminium alloy block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC with variable valve timing, 4 valves / cyl - 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with PECTEL SQ6 multipoint electronic fuel injection
firing order 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
water cooled
dry sump
XTrac 6 speed sequential gearbox located middle rear
final drive, 3.91/1, limited slip rear differential
Bonded aluminium chassis with aluminium roof. Carbon fibre bonnet, wings, tail gate, f/r bumbers, with aerodynamic desing flat floor, rear diffuser and CFD designed rear wing
f suspension Double Aluminium Wishbones with Coil spring over telescopic Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Double Aluminium Wishbones with Coil pring over telescopicDampers, Anti-Roll Bar
power assisted rack and pinion
front brakes Ventilated & Grooved Discs with 6-Piston Brembro Calipers, 355 mm disk diameter
rear brakes Ventilated & Grooved Discs with 4-Piston Brembro Calipers, 330 mm disk diameter
length 4683 mm / 184.4 in
width 1866 mm / 73.5 in
height 1255 mm / 49.4 in
wheelbase 2600 mm / 102.4 in
front track 1568 mm / 61.7 in
rear track 1562 mm / 61.5 in
front wheels, 12.5” X 18” (14″ X 18″)
rear wheels, 13” X 18” (14″ X 18″)
1150-1190kg, f/r distribution 49:51%
fuel tank, 90 lt

Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT2 cars is noted in brackets
Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Sebring Cata lunya Monza Spa Le Mans Nurburg Silver stone Petit Le Mans
Date 15/3 6/4 27/4 11/5 15/6 17/8 14/9 4/10
Duration 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 1000km 1600km
Drayson - Barwell, GT2/001 #007, 22nd (9th)
James Watt Automotive, V8X2 #93, in entry list #93, in entry list #93, in entry list #93, in entry list #93, 33rd (7th)
Works Starts/finishes 2/2 1/1 1/1

Teams and drivers entries

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Drayson Racing 2008-2009
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JMW Motorsport 2010
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James Watt Automotive 2008-2009
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GTE since 2012
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