Comparison between:
• Aston Martin DBS V12 5.9 V12 (petrol, 2007)
• Aston Martin Virage Volante 5.3 (petrol, 1990)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerAston MartinAston Martin
ModelV12 5.9 V12Volante 5.3
First year of production20071990
Last year of production20121995

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecoupe (fixed-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)2 (two)
Wheelbase2740.00 mm (millimeters)
8.99 ft (feet)
107.87 in (inches)
2.7400 m (meters)
2610.00 mm (millimeters)
8.56 ft (feet)
102.76 in (inches)
2.6100 m (meters)
Front track--
Rear track--
Length4721.00 mm (millimeters)
15.49 ft (feet)
185.87 in (inches)
4.7210 m (meters)
4737.00 mm (millimeters)
15.54 ft (feet)
186.50 in (inches)
4.7370 m (meters)
Width1905.00 mm (millimeters)
6.25 ft (feet)
75.00 in (inches)
1.9050 m (meters)
1854.00 mm (millimeters)
6.08 ft (feet)
72.99 in (inches)
1.8540 m (meters)
Height1280.00 mm (millimeters)
4.20 ft (feet)
50.39 in (inches)
1.2800 m (meters)
1321.00 mm (millimeters)
4.33 ft (feet)
52.01 in (inches)
1.3210 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity--
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1695 kg (kilograms)
3736.84 lbs (pounds)
1790 kg (kilograms)
3946.27 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight--
Capacity of the fuel tank78.0 l (liters)
17.16 UK gal (UK gallons)
20.61 US gal (US gallons)
113.0 l (liters)
24.86 UK gal (UK gallons)
29.85 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel system-multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model--
Engine locationlongitudinal, front-
Engine displacement5935 cc (cubic centimeters)5340 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.90 : 19.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engine
Number of cylinders-8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)--
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)--

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power517 hp (horse power)
385.5 kW (kilowatts)
524.2 ps (metric horsepower)
336 hp (horse power)
250.6 kW (kilowatts)
340.7 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6500 rpm (revolutions per minute)-
Maximum torque570 Nm (newton meters)
58.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
420.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
510 Nm (newton meters)
52.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
376.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at5750 rpm (revolutions per minute)-
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.30 s (seconds)6.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed307 km/h (kilometers per hour)
190.76 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient--

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)24.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
5.35 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
6.42 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
9.68 mpg (miles per gallon)
2.56 mpl (miles per liter)
4.12 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)11.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.57 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.10 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.31 mpl (miles per liter)
8.55 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)16.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.61 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.33 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
14.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.79 mpl (miles per liter)
6.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard--
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions388 g/km (grammes per kilometer)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--
Type of transmissionmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears--
Number of manual gears6 (six)5 (five)
Final drive ratio--
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinion-
Type of power steeringelectric-
Turning circle diameter--


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - independent suspension
- coil springs
Type of rear suspension - independent suspension
- coil springs


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes-


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--
Tyre code245/35 R20, 295/30 R20225/60 R16