Make this model your fan

This feature requires you to be logged on autoviva

You can login to your account or create a new account.
close
Aston Martin V8

Aston Martin V8 (United Kingdom, 1978-1985)

Aston Martin > V8 > Gen.4 [IV]
close
This feature requires you to be logged on autoviva

You can login to your account or create a new account.
close
This feature requires you to be logged on autoviva

You can login to your account or create a new account.
add section
This feature requires you to be logged on autoviva

You can login to your account or create a new account.
History, Development and General Characteristics

The Series 4 Aston Martin V8, otherwise known as the ‘Oscar India’ V8 series, was released in 1978 at that year’s Birmingham International Motor Show. The fourth series of the V8 stayed in production until 1985, when a total of 352 ‘Oscar India’ units had been built.



back to toptop
Engine and Transmission

The Aston Martin V8 has its 305 hp from a 5.3-liter V8 engine that allows this car to reach its top speed at around 149 mi/h (240 km/h). It accelerates from 0 to 60 mi/h in 6.7 seconds and relies on a front engine, rear-wheel drive layout, along with a 3-speed automatic transmission.



back to toptop
Chassis

Steel platform chassis.   Platform (no data)   Suspension Double wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and an anti-roll bar at the front; and rear DeDion axle with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, transverse and longitudinal Watt's linkages.   Steering Power assisted rack-and-pinion.   Brakes Hydraulic disc brakes all around.



back to toptop
Body and Design

The Aston Martin V18 is only available as a 2-door coupe.



back to toptop
you might want to read about:
Aston Martin


Aston Martin was founded in 1914 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford and the brand’s name is a merging between the hill-climb circuit named Aston Hill and Lionel’s surname, Martin.

Before the company was born, Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford worked for the car company Singer and raced cars at hill climbing and racing events, such as the Aston Hill, in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire. Then, the duo decided it...  more

close