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AM Magazine (Autumn 1991)

Reproduced from AM Magazine, Autumn 1991, Volume 26 Number 112

DB4GT Zagato Sanction II

By Paul Chudecki

1961 DB4GT ZAGATO 1991 DB4GT ZAGATO SANCTION II
Chassis Platform based on DB4GT Platform based on DB4GT/0181/L
Wheelbase 7 ft 9 ins. 7 ft 9 ins.
Length 14 ft 0 ins. 13 ft 10½ ins.
Width 5 ft 5¼ ins. 5 ft 6 ins.
Height 4 ft 2 ins. 4 ft 2 ins.
Weight 24.6 cwt. 24.75 cwt.
Steering Rack and pinion Rack and pinion
Front Suspension IFS. Wishbones, coils and telescopic dampers As in 1961 car but adjustable and thicker anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension Live axle on coils, located by trailing arms and Watts linkage As in 1961 car but improved location and adjustable
Brakes Girling discs all round. No servo. Separate Master Cylinders All disc, no servo. Smaller rear calipers. Altered brake balance. Twin circuit.
Wheels Borrani wire spoked with light alloy rims 16 ins. Dia., 6 ins. Wide Borrani wire spoked with light alloy rims 15 ins. Dia., 6 ins. Wide.
Tyres 6.00 x 16 Avon Turbospeed Mark II 205/70 15 Goodyear Eagle NCT.
Gearbox David Brown 4 speed all syncromesh David Brown 4 speed all syncromesh
Final Drive Hypoid bevel 3.31 to 1 Powr-lok LSD Hypoid bevel 3.07 to 1. Limited slip differential
Engine All alloy straight six double overhead camshaft. All alloy straight six double overhead camshaft.
Capacity 3,670 cc 4,212 cc
Compression 9.7 to 1 9.82 to 1
Carburettors Three Webers 45DC0E4 Three Webers 50 DC01SP
Max. power 314 bhp at 6,000 rpm 352 bhp at 6,000 rpm
Max. torque 278 lbs/ft at 5,400 rpm 330 lbs/ft at 4,600 rpm
0-60 mph 6.1 seconds 5.5 seconds
0-100 mph 14.1 seconds 12.2 seconds
Maximum 153.5 mph 153 mph
Number made 19 4
Chassis numbers 0176-0191, 0193, 0199, 0200 0192, 0196, 0197, 0198