1960 Aston Martin DB4

Lightweight racing car, ex-Lord Downe/Richard Williams/Mike Salmon

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1960
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Yes
  • Lenkung 
    RHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Metallic Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Bonhams Sale of Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars and Related Automobilia
21 May 2011
Aston Martin Works Service
Newport Pagnell,
Buckinghamshire, MK16 9AN
Motor cars: 13:00
Lot No: 331
The ex-Lord Downe/Richard Williams/Mike Salmon
1960 Aston Martin DB4 4.2-Litre Lightweight Sports Saloon
Chassis no. DB4/315/R
Engine no. RSW11
Estimate: £100,000 - 120,000
Footnote:
The desire for competition success was the driving force behind Aston Martin co-founder Lionel Martin's arrival on the scene as a motor manufacturer in 1915; indeed, the 'Aston' part of the name refers to the eponymous hill climb in Buckinghamshire, scene of his earliest successes. For the first few years of its life the firm confined itself to building a handful of racing prototypes, only branching out into series production in the early 1920s. Even then, cars sold to the public were seen as little more than a means of financing the racing programme. Throughout many changes of ownership the company has never lost sight o