The Aston Martin DB6 was a grand tourer produced in the years 1965-1971. Its “DB” designation is from David Brown, who has been building the company since 1947. The DB6 replaced the DB5 and compared to its predecessor had better aerodynamics and specifications. In total, only 1,788 units were produced. It was sold as a 2-door coupe and as a 4-seat Volante convertible. The was powered by a 4-liter I6 engine with 282 horsepower (210 kW) as standard, but was also available with the optional Volante engine, which was rated at 325 horsepower (242 kW). There was a choice of a 5-speed manual or 3-speed aic transmission. The car was able to reach a speed of 240 km/h and accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 8.5 seconds.