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''Manufacturing location:'' Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England
  
''Marque:'' [[Aston Martin]] | ''Model:'' [[Aston Martin V8]] | ''Predecessor:'' [[Aston Martin DBS V8]] | ''Successors:'' [[Aston Martin Virage]], [[Aston Martin Vantage (1993–2000)]]
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''Marque:'' [[Aston Martin]] | ''Model:'' [[Aston Martin V8]] | ''Predecessor:'' [[Aston Martin DBS V8]] | ''Successors:'' [[Aston Martin Virage (1989–95)]], [[Aston Martin Vantage (1993–2000)]]
  
  
 
==Off-site link==
 
==Off-site link==
 
*[http://www.astonmartins.com/v8/index.html AstonMartins.com: V8 and derivatives]
 
*[http://www.astonmartins.com/v8/index.html AstonMartins.com: V8 and derivatives]

Latest revision as of 11:02, 5 April 2011

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Aston Martin V8. 1972–89 (prod. 3,530 excluding Zagato and DBS). 2-door saloon, 2-door convertible. F/R, 5340 cm³ (V8 DOHC). Mainstay of Aston Martin range, developed from DBS V8 of 1969–72 but with two single headlamps. Usual high standards from hand-made assembly. First V8s called Series 2 and had fuel injection; carburettors for Series 3 from 1973 to 1978. Difficulties at Aston Martin meant no 1975 production. Series 4 (Oscar India series, the name derived from the term October Introduction) with bonnet bulge from 1978 to 1985; fuel injection for last models to 1989. Convertible called Volante as with earlier Astons, launched 1978; sporting version (V540) called Vantage, launched 1977. Vantage Volante first shown 1986, production of only 167.


Manufacturing location: Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England

Marque: Aston Martin | Model: Aston Martin V8 | Predecessor: Aston Martin DBS V8 | Successors: Aston Martin Virage (1989–95), Aston Martin Vantage (1993–2000)


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