Aston Martin DBSV8, September 1969  to May 1972, 405 produced,  90degree V8 5343cc at 9.0: 1 Compression Ratio, Bosch Fuel injection,  5 Speed  ZF Manual gearbox or Chrysler Torqueflight 3 speed Auto.

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Early DBSV8 engine bay               Later DBSV8 engine bay


Spot the difference?

Larger air filter boxes on later cars to allow more air movement through inlet manifolds.

Coolaire air conditioning incorporates the heater motors in the outer casing and includes a large (Chrysler) air controlled heater valve.

The oil filter holder on later models is now fitted below the radiator in the airflow.

Windscreen wiper motor moved.

Different radiator expansion bottle and screen washer bottle.


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