Aston Martin DB4 Series III 

  • $10k built in England
  • 1961
  • 240 HP 3.7L
  • 140 mph
The Series III car was only made until September of the same year until the Series IV was introduced with an egg-crate grill and slimmer hood scoop.
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In April 1961, Aston Martin made several revisions to the DB4 including changing the rear cathedral rear lights that were sourced from a Humber Hawk to new units that had three individual lenses per side.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Aston Martin DB4 Series III

0-60mph

DB4 Series III
8.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

DB4 Series III
140 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

DB4 Series III
18.3 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

DB4 Series III
16.1 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Aston Martin DB4 Series III

Price

DB4 Series III
$10k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

DB4 Series III
240 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Aston Martin DB4 Series III

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The Series III car was only made until September of the same year until the Series IV was introduced with an egg-crate grill and slimmer hood scoop.
In April 1961, Aston Martin made several revisions to the DB4 including changing the rear cathedral rear lights that were sourced from a Humber Hawk to new units that had three individual lenses per side.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Aston Martin
Price $9,770
Type of car Production car
Year 1961
Highest auction price 1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III, $221k, October 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.02 lb/hp
Maximum hp 240 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 245 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,670 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.25:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,884 lb
Width 66 in
Height 52 in
Length 176.7 in
Front track width 54 in
Wheelbase 98 in

road tests

Top speed 140 mph
1/4 mile 16.1 s
0-60mph 8.5 s
0-100mph 18.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.49:1
  2. 2: 1.74:1
  3. 3: 1.25:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.54:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 152
Rear wheels 406/? 152
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