Aston Martin Series 3 

  • $34k built in England
  • 1973-1978
  • 310 HP 5.3L
  • 140 mph
Besides other small detail changes to the seats, switchgear and some smaller items, the car remained much the same until production changed to the Series 4 in 1978.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Aston Martin Series 3

0-60mph

Series 3
7.4 s
Veyron
2.7 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

Top speed

Series 3
140 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Series 3
19.6 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Series 3
15.7 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Aston Martin Series 3

Price

Series 3
$34k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Series 3
310 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Besides other small detail changes to the seats, switchgear and some smaller items, the car remained much the same until production changed to the Series 4 in 1978.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Aston Martin
Price $33,950
Type of car Production car
Year 1973-1978

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 310 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,340 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.35 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,105 lb
Width 72 in
Height 52.3 in
Length 183 in
Front track width 59 in
Wheelbase 102.8 in

road tests

Top speed 140 mph
1/4 mile 15.7 s
0-60mph 7.4 s
0-100mph 19.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.9:1
  2. 2: 1.78:1
  3. 3: 1.22:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178
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