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Aston Martin DB7 Volante
Aston Martin DB7 Volante
Appears in Gran Turismo (RM)
Gran Turismo 2 (RM)
Manufacturer Aston Martin
Displacement 3239 cc
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration Supercharged
Engine AJP6 DOHC I6
Max Power 335 BHP
Max Torque 361.6 lb-ft
Top Speed 160 miles per hour (260 km/h)
Length 4646 mm (GT1)
4722 mm (GT2)
Width 1830 mm
Height 1260 mm (GT1)
1265 mm (GT2)
Weight 1,875 kilograms (4,130 lb) (GT1)
1,850 kilograms (4,100 lb) (GT2)
Power/Weight Ratio 5.6 kg (12 lb) per horsepower (GT1)
5.52 kg (12.2 lb) per horsepower (GT2)

The Aston Martin DB7 Volante is a luxury sports car produced in 1996 by Aston Martin. It first debuted in Gran Turismo and has only appeared in Gran Turismo 2 since, being succeeded by the newer Aston Martin Vantage.

ColorsEdit

The player can choose six colors (seven in the original Gran Turismo) upon buying this car.

  • Solent Silver
  • Solway Gray
  • Bowland Black
  • Sutherland Red
  • Rannoch Red
  • Yellow[1]
  • Derwent Green

In-game descriptionEdit

Aston Martin released this DB7 in 1994. It is the new generation of the famous DB car that had been discontinued 20 years earlier. The styling of the 2+2 coupe fully expresses Aston Martin's ideas about sports cars, and evokes the cars of the good old days. The engine is a 197 cu in inline, 6-cylinder 24 valve, supercharged DOHC engine, delivering maximum power of 335 BHP and peak torque of 362 lb ft. Transmission is available in 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic, while suspension is provided by a double-wishbone system. Brakes are ventilated discs on both sets of wheels. The supercharged engine accelerates with a seamless surge of power and pulls the large 3,750 lb car along with vigor. Its maximum speed is 160mph, even in automatic. In 1996 the convertible DB7 Volante was added to the line up.

AcquisitionEdit

GT1Edit

The DB7 Volante can be purchased from the Aston Martin Dealership for 164,000 Credits. It is also one of the playable Aston Martin cars in Arcade Mode available from the start, listed under Class A. However, in the NTSC-J version of the game, this car isn't available from the start in Arcade Mode, and must be unlocked.

GT2Edit

This car can be purchased from the Aston Martin Dealership for 185,500 Credits.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. GT1 only
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