The King of England’s Sensational Car: A Motor Powered by Cheese and Wine

The Aston Martin DB6 was produced from September 1965 until January 1971. It is a grand tourer sports car built by the British car manufacturer Aston Martin. It was designed to succeed the popular DB5 and featured improved specifications in terms of aerodynamics and performance. The DB6 resembled its predecessor, the DB5, but had a longer wheelbase, a different side profile, split front and rear bumpers, and rear panels that incorporated the Kammback tail. In addition, the tail combined with the relocated rear axle and lengthened wheelbase provided more stability to the car at high speeds.

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Design of the Aston Martin DB6

After Aston Martin rejected the proposal to design the new DB5 from the originally designed Touring of Milan’s DB4, the company decided to focus on developing a car with its own means. The result was the Aston Martin DB6, registered as 4 YMC. Wind tunnel tests showed that it was necessary to counteract the tendency toward lift (resulting from the fastback style) that caused reduced rear-wheel traction at high speeds. As a result, the DB5 chassis was elongated and dubbed MP 219, with a rear diffuser and shortened Kammback design tail, which allowed the DB6 to be mass-produced.

The Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 Volante

The Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 Volante is the convertible version of the DB6 Mark 2. This design was unveiled at the 1966 London Motor Show and succeeded the previous Volante (1965-1966), which was built on the last DB5 chassis and known as the “short chassis Volante.” Only 140 units of the later DB6-based Volante were built, including 29 of the high-performance Vantage Volante type. This modification has made this classic car one of a kind, and has attracted the attention of many automotive enthusiasts and technology lovers. Additionally, it has spurred research and development of alternative and renewable fuels for use in cars, demonstrating that technology is advancing towards more sustainable forms of transportation.

The Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 That Runs on Cheese and Wine

The King of England purchased an Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 Volante in November 1970. The car has been modified to run on E85 bioethanol made from by-products of the wine and cheese industry. This modification has made this classic car one of a kind.

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This modification has made this classic car one of a kind, and has attracted the attention of many car enthusiasts and technology lovers. It has also spurred research and development into alternative and renewable fuels for use in automobiles, demonstrating that technology is moving towards more sustainable forms of transport.

The King of England’s DB6 Mark 2 Volante is a showcase of how innovation and technology can combine to create something truly exceptional. Not only is it a stunning classic car in its own right, but its conversion to run on bioethanol made from by-products of the wine and cheese industry makes it even more special.