Aston Martin DB7 V12 GT





Aston Martin DB7 V12 GT

Year of production 2002 - 2003

Model: DB7 (1993 - 2004)

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aston_Martin_DB7

DB7 V12 GT

(2002 - 2003)

To many of Aston Martins customers, sufficient just isn't enough. That's probably why the final and most powerful version of the DB7 was introduced at the 2002 British International Motor Show. For just a small premium over the DB7 Vantage (up from £94,680 for the Vantage coupe to £104,500), the DB7 GT has just a little extra something to tantalise.

The V12 was tweaked to deliver 435bhp (an increase from 420bhp of the DB7 Vantage) and also additional torque – up from 400 lb/ft to 410 lb/ft. The suspension was substantially modified and had thus stiffened the chassis by 20%. Special attention was paid to the aerodynamic balance for high speed stability with the adoption of additional sweeps for the undertray, wheel arch liner extensions and a revised boot lid spoiler which emphasises the new look. These additions helped to reduce lift by almost 50%. The car also featured twin bonnet vents not dissimilar to those seen on the V12 Vanquish for better air-flow management and to help dissipate heat. Also fitted was a distinctive wire mesh radiator grille and lower air intake.

Unique 5 spoke 18 inch alloy wheels were fitted with 245/35 front, 265/30 rear low profile Bridgestone tyres that provide optimum levels of performance and grip. Also the GT featured a free flowing exhaust with a by pass valve to give an exhaust note just like the V12 Vanquish. The revised quick-shift gear lever on the DB7 GT and racing twin-plate clutch enabled the driver to maximise use of the increase in power and torque and offers a faster gear change than the standard  DB7 Vantage. Larger Brembo brake discs and upgraded pads also improved braking performance.

The final drive was changed from the 3.77 in the Vantage to 4.09 in the GT, so although top speed remained at 185 mph, acceleration wad much improved, reducing the time to 60 mph from 5.7 seconds, to a shade under 5 seconds.

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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.

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Year Document Language Size Pages
2002 - 2003 aston martin db7 brochure.pdf English 6.83 MB 8

Engines


Year from-to Engine code Fuel [ccm] Cylinders [kW] [Nm] No. of
valves
2002 2003 AM02 gasoline 5 935 12 / Furcate 324 556 48

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