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Compare Aston Martin DBS Volante AM7 vs Aston Martin DB7 Volante

Reviews

Neoscore
92%
86%
Pros
  • Great performance
  • Moderately light for its class
  • Awe-inspiring V12 biturbo
  • Balanced handling characteristics
  • Overall good styling
  • Characterful engines
  • Manuals widely available
Cons
  • Not as beautiful as the previous DBS
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Some reliability concerns

Variants

I6
I6 AT
V12 Vantage
V12 Vantage AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
150 L / 5.3 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
4
4
Payload
225 kg / 496 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 410 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 360 mm
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
9.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic SteeringHydraulic SteeringHydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishboneDouble-wishboneDouble-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishboneHelical springHelical spring
Tire Size
265/35 R21, 305/30 R21
245/45 R18, 265/35 R18
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
90 mm / 3.5 in
Size | Height
1295 mm / 51.0 in
I61268 mm / 49.9 inI6 AT1268 mm / 49.9 inV12 Vantage1260 mm / 49.6 inV12 Vantage AT1260 mm / 49.6 in1270 mm / 50.0 in1270 mm / 50.0 in
Size | Length
4715 mm / 185.6 in
I64631 mm / 182.3 inI6 AT4631 mm / 182.3 inV12 Vantage4666 mm / 183.7 inV12 Vantage AT4666 mm / 183.7 in4692 mm / 184.7 in4692 mm / 184.7 in
Size | Width
2145 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 1942 mm / 76.5 in (mirror folded)
I61820 mm / 71.7 inI6 AT1820 mm / 71.7 inV12 Vantage1830 mm / 72.0 inV12 Vantage AT1830 mm / 72.0 in1830 mm / 72.0 in1830 mm / 72.0 in
Track Width | Front
1665.0 mm / 65.6 in
1524.0 mm / 60.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1645.0 mm / 64.8 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Weight
1863.0 kg / 4107.2 lbs
I61725.0 kg / 3803.0 lbsI6 AT1725.0 kg / 3803.0 lbsV12 Vantage1875.0 kg / 4133.7 lbsV12 Vantage AT1875.0 kg / 4133.7 lbs1875.0 kg / 4133.7 lbs1875.0 kg / 4133.7 lbs
Wheel Size
21 in
18 in
Wheelbase
2805 mm / 110.4 in
2591 mm / 102.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.6 sec
I66.0 secI6 AT6.0 secV12 Vantage5.0 secV12 Vantage AT5.0 sec5.0 sec5.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.5 sec
I65.7 secI6 AT5.7 secV12 Vantage0.0 secV12 Vantage AT0.0 sec5.0 sec5.0 sec
CO2 Emission
295 g/km
Fuel Economy
14.0 L/100km / 16.8 MPG (combined)
18.7 L/100km / 12.6 MPG (combined) | 20.0 L/100km / 11.8 MPG (urban) | 10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
340.0 km/h / 211.3 mph
I6265.0 km/h / 164.7 mphI6 AT265.0 km/h / 164.7 mphV12 Vantage298.0 km/h / 185.2 mphV12 Vantage AT298.0 km/h / 185.2 mph266.0 km/h / 165.3 mph266.0 km/h / 165.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
I6Rear-wheel driveI6 ATRear-wheel driveV12 VantageRear-wheel driveV12 Vantage ATRear-wheel driveFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
10.3:1
Engine | Displacement
5.2 L / 317.6 cu-in / 5204.0 cc
I63.2 L / 197.0 cu-in / 3228.0 ccI6 AT3.2 L / 197.0 cu-in / 3228.0 ccV12 Vantage5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 ccV12 Vantage AT5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 cc5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 cc5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 cc
Engine | Power
725.0 hp / 540.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
I6360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 5500 rpmI6 AT360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 5500 rpmV12 Vantage426.0 hp / 317.7 kW @ 6000 rpmV12 Vantage AT426.0 hp / 317.7 kW @ 6000 rpm420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 6000 rpm420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
139.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
I6111.5 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-inI6 AT111.5 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-inV12 Vantage71.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-inV12 Vantage AT71.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in70.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in70.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
79.5 mm / 3.1 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
I6499 Nm / 368.0 lb-ft @ 3000 rpmI6 AT499 Nm / 368.0 lb-ft @ 3000 rpmV12 Vantage540 Nm / 398.3 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV12 Vantage AT540 Nm / 398.3 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
I6Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engineI6 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engineV12 VantageNaturally-aspirated petrol V12 engineV12 Vantage ATNaturally-aspirated petrol V12 engineNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Final Drive
2.93:1
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
I65-speedI6 AT4-speedV12 Vantage6-speedV12 Vantage AT5-speed6-speed5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
I6ManualI6 ATAutomaticV12 VantageManualV12 Vantage ATAutomaticManualAutomatic

Production

Availability
2019
I61996 ~ 1999I6 AT1996 ~ 1999V12 Vantage1999 ~ 2003V12 Vantage AT1999 ~ 20031999 ~ 19991999 ~ 1999
Debut
2019-04-24
Made In
UK
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