1958 Aston Martin DB2

DB Mk III Competition car

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1958
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Yes
  • Lenkung 
    RHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leather
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
1958 Aston Martin DB MkIII Competition Saloon
Registration no. SXT 1
Chassis no. AM300/3/1502
Estimate: £70,000 - 90,000
Footnote:
An outstanding example of the DB MkIII, 'SXT 1' has been rebuilt as a fully modified race car to the highest standard while virtually all of the original trim and road parts have been retained. Having been actively campaigned between 1993 and 2005, the vehicle has since been kept in 'air chamber' storage and is now offered for sale with some racing spares and virtually all the original parts to enable re-conversion to a road car if required.
Well known professional racing driver and instructor Peter Snowdon drove 'SXT 1' regularly, including a standing start Goodwood lap of 1.37.1, describing the car as 'quite simply unique in that it drives and handles like a proper racing car. I was privileged to r