The 1972 Aston Martin V8, also known as the Series 2 model, was a luxury grand tourer produced by British automaker Aston Martin. It was the successor to the DBS V8 and was produced from 1972 to 1973, with a total of 288 units built.
The V8 was powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine producing 310 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque. It had a top speed of 148 mph and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds. The engine was paired with either a five-speed manual or a three-speed automatic transmission.
The exterior of the V8 was designed by William Towns and featured a classic Aston Martin grille, four headlights, and a sleek body shape. The interior was luxurious, with leather seats and wood trim, and featured power windows, air conditioning, and a stereo system.
The 1972 V8 also featured improvements over its predecessor, including a revised suspension system and improved braking. It also had larger tires and wider wheels, improving the car’s handling and overall performance.