AM04 engine

Manufacturer code AM04 (5.9 V12)
Engines family Cosworth
Fuel gasoline
Cubic capacity 5 935 ccm (362 cui)
Performance 335 kW (456 PS) @ 6000
Torque 570 Nm (420 ft/lb) @ 5000
Year of production 2004 - 2008
Fuel preparation Multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Camming DOHC
Cylinders 12 / Furcate
Valves no. 48
Compression ratio 10.3 : 1 
Bore x Stroke 89 x 79.5 mm
Added by: 2014-10-02  Matrix
Modified by: 2017-03-13  Matrix

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2004 - 2008 DB9

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Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake

Aston Martin Will Build a Vanquish Zagato Speedster and Shooting Brake

Today is a big day for fans of Zagato -bodied Aston Martins. The company has revealed the production version of the Vanquish Zagato Volante, a soft-top version of the beautiful Vanquish Zagato Coupe. It has the same 580-horsepower V12 as every Vanquish Zagato has, as well as a customized interior covered in so many "Z"s you'...

Alpha Classics Racing

"Vantage Widebody Duo" 

Usually, when the phrase “widebody sports car” is uttered, it’s referring to machines like a Nissan GT-R or Ferrari 458. If you want to stance your Aston Martin V8 or V12 Vantage (or the zillions of special editions and derivatives thereof), you’ll have to have a customizing shop slice up and reshape the fenders or just forget about it…at least, that was the situation un...

Vanquish Red Arrows (2017)

Ten Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition cars will be produced as the latest commission for the Q by Aston Martin project, celebrating the iconic Red Arrows RAF jets.

The cars are marked out from standard Vanquish S models with Eclat Red paint – the same colour used on the Red Arrows – as well as exterior and interior details, including a side stripe in blue or white in a nod to the smoke t...

Red Bull edition (2017)

2017 Aston Martin V8, V12 Vantage S get wings thanks to F1 tie-up

Two brand-new special edition Red Bull Racing models have been revealed ahead of their official unveiling, planned for this year’s opening round of the 2017 Formula One season in Melbourne. This time, though, thanks to a new relationship, they’re not Renaults but Aston Martins.

Due to make their public debut at the 2017 Australian...

Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante (2017)

The Aston Martin DB11 is a newer and better sports car in just about every way, but the Vanquish remains the supreme ruler of Aston Martin’s lineup. The sharper and more powerful Vanquish S stepped out from behind the curtain in November, and we loved the improvements and its unmatched style when we drove it. But Aston felt the urge to click the enhance button one more time, and the result is the ...

Aston Martin DB11 Volante

Volante on the Way: Aston Martin Teases DB11 Convertible

Like Aston Martin? Then you may want to think about Liking the brand on Facebook as well, since the British marque recently used the social-media platform to show off a handful of images of its forthcoming DB11 Volante.

In case you don’t speak fluent Aston Martin-ese, Volante is the name Aston Martin gives its four-passenger convertibles. ...

Aston Martin DB11 review (2016)

Don’t tell me, another new Aston that isn’t actually that new?

Oh ye of little faith. The DB11 isn’t just an all-new Aston Martin, it’s the start of a whole new chapter for the company that Andy Palmer was tasked with turning around when he joined as CEO in 2014. In the last two years he’s brokered an engine and electrics supply deal with Mercedes, whipped the covers off the AM-RB 001 hypercar (j...

Aston Martin DB9s roll off the line

The Long-Lived Savior of the Brand, Ends Production. The DB9 is dead; long live the DB11.

After 13 years in production, Aston Martin is bidding farewell to the beautiful DB9. While the design is still jaw-dropping, the bones of the car were getting old, outpaced by newer, more high-tech luxury sport coupes. But while we're thrilled by the shiny newness of the DB11, we really ought to stop and cel...

Aston DB11 "AeroBlade"

Aston Martin clears the air on new DB11's 'AeroBlade'

In 1967, Lotus put a sky-high wing on the rear of the Lotus 49 to convert wind flowing from the top of the car to aerodynamic weight to press harder down on the rear wheels.

Carmakers have gotten down on what came up ever since.

Nearly all high-performance cars on the road now utilize not only some sort of rear spoiler or wing to help with d...

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato (2017)

Thanks to "unprecedented customer interest," Aston Martin has confirmed plans to build a limited production run of Vanquish Zagato coupes. Just 99 wealthy owners will get the privilege to park one of these beauties in their garage, and each will be built to order. Deliveries are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2017, so there may still be time to put in a request, should you have the mean...

Where dreams are driven (2012)

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Aston Martin One-77 buying guide (2009-2012)


The One-77 is the sort of car around which legends are spun. One customer, so the story went, bought a second example just so he could have it stripped down to its naked carbonfibre tub, with the sole intention of displaying it in his home as a piece of art. Another bought not one, not two, but ten cars. More than one buyer insisted that their One-77s forgo the usual pre-delivery test drive s...

Aston Martin Vanquish buying guide (2001-2007)

Damnably seductive, the original Vanquish. It’s a car with vivid performance, a tremendous warmth of character and a rousing delivery that grips you from the moment you press that big red starter button and never lets you go. As when new, its charisma more than compensates for its few failings, and cements its place as one of the great Aston Martins. With early examples available for as little a...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Manual (2017) First Drive

It's not a new car. And that makes it a better car.

The 565 hp V12 isn't new. The body looks the same. There aren't changes in the suspension, steering, brakes, wheels, or tires. Even the gearbox is the same, except it's also very different.

Aston Martin has only ever offered the V12 Vantage S with a seven-speed single clutch automated manual from Graziano. The 2017 V12 Vantage S has that same g...

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato (2016)

This is the 592bhp Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato

Vanquish gets uprated V12 and new clothes courtesy of Zagato. Like it?

Aston Martin and Zagato have history. Since 1960, the two fabled marques have collaborated on a range of special edition cars, and the bright red, V12-engined Vanquish you see above is the latest.

It’s called, unsurprisingly, the AM Vanquish Zagato, and is making its global deb...

Cardi Concept 442 (2016)


A coachbuilder based in Moscow, Russia, is looking to extend the Aston Martin DB9’s life by turning it into a luxurious full-size coupe.

Cardi has made extensive modifications to the DB9, and the Concept 442 shares virtually no styling cues with the Aston Martin it traces its roots to. Computer-generated renderings reveal that the 442 ...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S (2017)

A dogleg seven-speed manual gearbox connected a V12 in Aston's best looking body. That's a win.

Underlining its commitment to building exceptional sports cars that appeal to the most discerning enthusiasts, Aston Martin has ushered in its 17MY range by offering the sensational Aston Martin V12 Vantage S with a manual transmission.

True icons of pure performance blessed with exceptional agility, ...

Aston Martin DB11 news

Aston Martin has officially revealed its new DB11, a twin-turbocharged 600bhp GT, at the 2016 Geneva motor show.

The DB11 is the first new car to be launched in Aston Martin's 'Second Century' plan, and is reputed to be 'the most significant Aston since the introduction of the DB9 in 2003'.Aston's CEO, Andy Palmer, said: 'DB11 is the absolute embodiment of what an Aston Martin should be and we ha...

Aston Martin DB9 GT

Based on recent spy shots, it appears that the Aston Martin DB9 might be nearing retirement. Thankfully, the British sportscar brand isn't letting the high-performance grand tourer wither on the vine until a replacement arrives. Instead, the company is launching the most powerful version of the model yet with the introduction of the DB9 GT at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.With its tuned 6...

Kahn Vengeance (Aston Martin DB9)

Kahn is back with a Vengeance, its new Aston Martin DB9 based supercar revealed here in the first official images

British design company Kahn has revealed the first renderings of its new bespoke two-door sports car. Codenamed the Vengeance, the hand-built car is designed to hark back to the glory days of British coachbuilding and arrives later this year.

The Vengeance uses a Aston Martin DB9 c...

Aston Martin DB9 Successor (2017)

Aston's DB9 replacement will get a twin-turbo AMG V8 engine and possibly a new name, as the first mules have been spotted testing

These are reportedly the first pictures of Aston Martin's DB9 replacement testing. The new model, which is due to go on sale in 2016, has been spotted at the Nürburgring.

This early mule is understood to be testing chassis and internal components, and wears lightly mo...

Aston Martin 'Thunderbolt'

Henrik Fisker's name no longer even appears on the vehicles from his former brand, but since leaving the company, the man is slowly transitioning back into what made him famous in the first place: design. Fisker has already put pen to paper for a concept motorcycle and a carbon-fiber-bodied Ford Mustang. For his latest project, Fisker has made his unofficial return to Aston Martin to create a one-...

Test Aston Martin DB9 (2014)

How we specced CAR's new Aston Martin DB9 long-termer - 30 April 2013

Has there ever been a more poignant year in which to run a long-term Aston Martin? The world’s coolest car company celebrates its 100th birthday this year, so can the DB9 – Aston’s oldest model – still cut it in 2013? We’ve got the next few months to find out…

It’s not the same DB9 that Aston launched in late 2003 though, as o...

Aston Martin DB9 (2016)

The British luxury and GT car company wants to reinvent itself as a true supercar maker and is planning a car to compete with the best that the Prancing Horse can offer by 2016.

Aston Martin has never had any problems in competing with its rivals in terms of comfort or style. Even when the company has been in the throes of bankruptcy it has somehow managed to keep building cars that redefine auto...

Aston Martin DB7 GT

The International Birmingham Motor Show witnessed the launch of the most powerful Aston Martin DB7 model ever made - the DB7 GT. Created in less than one year, this addition to the existing Aston Martin line-up has been developed in conjunction with customers who wanted a car that had a little more performance, increased driver involvement and excellent road handling.

Based on the current DB7 Van...

Aston Martin DB9 & Volante

Aston Martin DB9

The Aston Martin DB9, the first car to be produced at the company's modern and recently completed facility in Gaydon, Warwickshire, made world debut at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, 9th September. The innovative DB9 heralds an exciting new era for Aston Martin as it reflects the direction that the company is now taking with all future models.

Using a radical new alum...

Aston Martin DBS Volante

Aston Martin will premiere the DBS Volante at the Geneva Auto Salon on the 3rd March 2009. Completing the DBS line-up, the new Volante will afford customers the combination of the DBS's already-established benchmark sports car characteristics with all the thrills of open-air motoring.

Broadening the DBS's character, the DBS Volante will appeal to drivers who wish to combine the excitement of driv...

Aston Martin Rapide

The Aston Martin Rapide suggests a new world of possibilities for the Aston Martin enthusiast, a car capable of long distances at high speed, providing both a driver-focused environment and refined and cosseting interior for its passengers. The Rapide turns every journey into an event.

The Rapide brings pure function to the Aston Martin experience, a car that combines everyday practicality with e...

Aston Martin Virage 2011

Aston Martin introduces the new Virage - supremely elegant and powerful, yet juxtaposed as an understated sports car. The marque can now provide customers with a class-leading range, all with different characters, yet with the same unique Aston Martin soul and luxury.

Beautiful, dynamic and prestigious, the Virage combines outright sports car performance with luxury, comfort and refinement. The f...

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante 2014

Aston Martin has unveiled Vanquish Volante - a stunning new luxury sports car that brings the thrill of open top motoring to the super GT class.

Alongside its coupe sibling, launched to worldwide acclaim last autumn, the Vanquish Volante sits at the pinnacle of the luxury British car maker's sports car line-up.

Benefitting from all of the technical, engineering and design advances present in the...

Aston Martin Rapide S

The stunning new Aston Martin Rapide S is making its debut with yet more luxury and yet more power on offer in its quintessentially elegant four-door silhouette.

The iconic British car maker's new luxury GT has been sympathetically redesigned andpainstakingly re-engineered to reassert its position as the world's most beautiful, and beautifully balanced, four-seat sports car.

Aside from the exten...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

Aston Martin is taking sports car performance to extremes with the announcement of the new V12 Vantage S.

The new car replaces the outgoing V12 Vantage in markets around the world and, with the exception of the One-77 hypercar, arrives as the fastest road-going Aston Martin yet offered.

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Aston Martin Vanquish S

The fastest production model ever to be built by Aston Martin made its world debut at the 2004 Paris Motor Show. With a maximum speed in excess of 200mph and a 6.0 litre V12 engine developing 520 horsepower, the Vanquish S has been designed to deliver even greater performance, complemented by subtle suspension and steering changes and a number of interior and external style revisions. The Vanquish...

Quantum of Solace Bond's DBS

DBS V12 for 007, A Quantum of Solace

'A Quantum of Solace' spec for James Bond 007 (2008)

Following the reception given  for the DBS in Casino Royale, 007 was subsequently re-united with the DBS for the 22nd Bond film, Quantum of Solace, released at the end of October 2008. Four cars with chassis numbers from E00038 to E00041 were specially supplied just for the special effects, with further...

Casino Royale - DBS for 007

Aston Martin DBS 

On the 16th of January 2006, Aston Martin released very limited details of a new top of the range  sportscar. Very little was said about the new DBS at that time except that it will be driven by James Bond 007 in the forthcoming film Casino Royale scheduled for release in the November of the same year. The new James Bond actor, Daniel Craig, had visited the AM Gaydon factory o...

Aston Martin DBS V12 specifications

Engine: 5.935 cc 48-valve V12

Transmission: 6-Speed Manual (optional 6-Speed Automatic)

Drivetrain: RWD (Rear Wheel Drive)

Kerb Weight: 1,695 kg (3,737 lb)

City fuel economy: 12 mpg-US (20 L/100 km; 14 mpg-imp)

Highway fuel economy: 18 mpg-US (13 L/100 km; 22 mpg-imp)

Horsepower: 510 hp (380 kW; 517 PS) at 6500 rpm

Torque: 420 lb·ft (569 N·m) at 5750 rpm

Wheelbase: 107.9 in (2,741 mm)


Aston Martin DB9 development and design

The DB9 was designed by Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker, and was first revealed at the 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show. The moniker "DB" stems from the initials of David Brown, the owner of Aston Martin for a significant part of its history. Despite being the successor of the DB7, Aston Martin did not call the car the DB8 due to fears that the name would suggest that the car was equipped with only a V8 engi...

Manuals - Cosworth engines family Add

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I find the user manual difficult to use and keep clean so I have copied some of what I think are useful sections to PDF form

User's manuals

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DB9 workshop manual issue 7 (2010)

Repair manuals

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DIY - DB9 Idler Pulley Replacement

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DB9/DBS Carbon door cap Product installation instructions

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DIY - More cheapskate advice needed re satnav screen

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2008 Workshop Suppliment

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DB9 Parts lists

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SERVICE BULLETIN 2005 DB9 - Revise Road Wheel Nut and Nut Torque


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SERVICE BULLETIN 2004 DB9 - Reprogramming Modules Following Battery Disconnect


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DIY - 2009 DBS Battery Upgrade

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Data sheets and catalogues

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DIY - Depressurizing the Fuel System on an Aston Martin DB9

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Aston_Martin Case study One-77


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Vantage S Catalogue

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DIY - repair sun damaged wood trim DB9

DIY manuals (Do it yourself)

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Speaker upgrade guide

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DIY - DB9 sill upgrade to Virage MY13

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DIY - Bumper removal

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Data sheets and catalogues

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PART NO: 702789 ENG (07MY June 2006)

DB9 is a thoroughbred sports car with GT levels of comfort and refinement. Its design philosophy is uncompromising and brings together everything that makes a sports car great with that unique Aston Martin character, borne out of craftsmanship and use of the finest quality materials.

Data sheets and catalogues

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Data sheets and catalogues

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DIY - DB9 HID Install

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DIY - pollen filter replacement 06' DB9

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DIY - backup and front camera installation (All models)

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Nachträglicher Einbau eines Windschott am Volante

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One77 Building production

Data sheets and catalogues

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AM DB9 Carbon Edition

Data sheets and catalogues

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CYRUS 2012

Data sheets and catalogues

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Data sheets and catalogues

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Aston Martin DBS Carbon Edition

Data sheets and catalogues

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Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon

Data sheets and catalogues

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V12 Zagato

Data sheets and catalogues

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Data sheets and catalogues

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Data sheets and catalogues

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Aston Martin DB7 Vantage V12 6.0 liter 1999 –

Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante V12 6.0 liter 1999 –

Bentley Arnage V8 6.8 liter 1999 –

Rolls Royce Silver Seraph V12 5.4 liter 1998 –

BMW 540i E34 Sedan (M60) 1992 – 1995

BMW 540i E39 Sedan (M60) 1995 – 1997

BMW 740i E32 Sedan 1992 – 1994

BMW 740i E38 Sedan (M60) 1994 – 1995

BMW 740i E38 Sedan (M62) 1996 – 1997

BMW 740iL E32 Sedan 1992 – 1994

BMW 740iL E38 Sedan (M60) 1994 – 1995

BMW 740iL E38 Sedan (M62) 1996 – 1997

BMW 750iL E38 Sedan 1994 – 2001

BMW 840Ci E31 Coupe 1995 – 1996

BMW 840i E31 Coupe 1993 – 1995

BMW 850Ci E31 Coupe (M73) 1994 – 1997

Repair manuals

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DIY - cornering light upgrade to LED

DIY manuals (Do it yourself)

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Re-lowered DBS - alternative to springs and coilovers

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Where find the DB9 engine serial number

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DIY - H&R Lowering Springs + Adaptec spacers

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ZF Document - Comprehensive overview of the DB9 ZF Transmission including fluid change information.

Data sheets and catalogues

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ZF Document - Listing of all parts and specifications for the 6HP26-28 transmission (DB9 transmission).

Repair manuals

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ZF Document - Approved Transmission Fluids for all recent ZF Transmissions

Repair manuals

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DIY - DB9 HID Install

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DIY - How To Replace Battery - '09 DB9

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AMVOX2 DBS Transponder Brochure

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DB9 Brochure 2013

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Rapide S Brochure 2013

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DIY - DB9 Differential Fluid & Filter Change Instructions

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DIY Change out door Struts DB9

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DIY _Angel Eyes_ Halo Lights for DB9

All model

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2006 DB9 Volante (Gen1) 5.9 (362 cui) V12

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2005 DB9 Coupe (Gen1) 5.9 (362 cui) V12

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2007 DB9 Coupe (Gen1) 5.9 (362 cui) V12

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2006 DB9 Coupe (Gen1) 5.9 (362 cui) V12

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Fuel gasoline. 6-speed Automatic transmission. Engine 5 935 ccm (362 cui), 12-cylinder, Furcate, AM04.