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Compare Aston Martin DB9 Volante [DB9 Volante] vs Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina vs Ferrari Superamerica

Reviews

Neo score
97%
84%
86%
Pros
  • Exceptional elegance and sensuousness
  • Wonderful performance
  • Superb naturally-aspirated engine
  • Manual transmission
  • Good styling with the top up
  • Sweet F133 V12 engine
  • Gated manual transmission
  • New top mechanism with glass roof
  • Not as awkward with the top down
  • Good top-up look
Cons
  • Some reliability concerns
  • Very little cargo space
  • Awkward with the roll-over hoops
  • Very little cargo space
  • Not an improvement in performance or handling over the 550 Barchetta

Price

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Variants

DB9 Volante
DB9 Volante AT
DB9 Volante AT 2013
DB9 GT Volante AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
197 L / 7.0 cu-ft
185 L / 6.5 cu-ft
185 L / 6.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
19.0 L / 20.1 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
10.4 L / 11.0 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Fuel Capacity
85.0 L / 22.5 gal
114.0 L / 30.1 gal
105.0 L / 27.7 gal
Passengers
4
2
2
Payload
260 kg / 573 lbs
260 kg / 573 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 235/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/35 R19
255/40 R18, 295/35 R18
245/40, 295/35 R18

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1318 mm / 51.9 in
1260 mm / 49.6 in
1280 mm / 50.4 in
Size | Length
4710 mm / 185.4 in
4550 mm / 179.1 in
4550 mm / 179.1 in
Size | Width
1875 mm / 73.8 in
1935 mm / 76.2 in
1935 mm / 76.2 in
Track Width | Front
1568.0 mm / 61.7 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1562.0 mm / 61.5 in
1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
Weight
1710.0 kg / 3769.9 lbs
1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbs
1790.0 kg / 3946.3 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 20, 11J x 20
Wheelbase
2740 mm / 107.9 in
2500 mm / 98.4 in
2500 mm / 98.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.9 sec
4.4 sec
4.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.7 sec
4.2 sec
4.0 sec
CO2 Emission
333 g/km
499 g/km
Fuel Economy
25.2 L/100km / 9.3 MPG (urban) | 12.2 L/100km / 19.3 MPG (highway)
35.6 L/100km / 6.6 MPG (urban) | 15.5 L/100km / 15.2 MPG (highway)
21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (combined) | 34.5 L/100km / 6.8 MPG (urban) | 14.3 L/100km / 16.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
300.0 km/h / 186.4 mph
300.0 km/h / 186.4 mph
320.0 km/h / 198.8 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Mid-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
F133
F133G
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
88.0 mm / 3.5 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10.8:1
11.2:1
Engine | Displacement
5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 cc
5.5 L / 334.0 cu-in / 5474.0 cc
5.7 L / 350.8 cu-in / 5748.0 cc
Engine | Power
456.0 hp / 340.0 kW @ 6000 rpm
485.0 hp / 361.7 kW @ 7000 rpm
540.0 hp / 402.7 kW @ 7250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
76.8 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
88.6 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
93.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
79.5 mm / 3.1 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
77.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
570 Nm / 420.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
569 Nm / 419.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
589 Nm / 434.4 lb-ft @ 5250 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Automatic

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2012
2000 ~ 2006
2004 ~ 2006
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