• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S FASTEST FOUR-SEATER PRODUCTION CAR IS UNVEILED TODAY. IT IS THE DBS V.8. PRODUCED?

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    THE WORLD'S FASTEST FOUR-SEATER PRODUCTION CAR IS UNVEILED TODAY. IT IS THE DBS V.8. PRODUCED BY THE BRITISH COMPANY ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA.

    POWERED BY ASTON MARTIN'S OWN 5.4 LITRE ALL-ALUMINIUM V.8 ENGINE. THE NEW CAR WILL TRAVEL AT SPEEDS AT 170 MILES (273 KMS) PER HOUR.

    THE DBS V8 WILL ACCELERATE FROM 0-60 MPH (96.5 KPH) IN 5.7 SECONDS, AND 0-100 MPH (161 KPH) IN 12.5 SECONDS.

    SIX YEARS OF WORK HAVE GONE INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE V8 ENGINE. THE NEW AERODYNAMICALLY DESIGNED FRONT UNDERPANELLING IS ALSO THE RESULT OF EXTENSIVE RESEARCH, MUCH OF IT IN WIND-TUNNELS, TO ENSURE MAXIMUM STABILITY AT SPEEDS OF OVER 150 MPH (241 KMS).

    OTHER NEW FEATURES INCLUDE NEW VENTILATED DISC BRAKES, LIGHT ALLOY DIE CAST WHEELS, WIDE RADIAL TYRES, AND A CHOICE OF NEW MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC GEARBOXES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3K3LMMS13ADLHO6UA3EMS9OAE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3K3LMMS13ADLHO6UA3EMS9OAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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