1962 Aston Martin DB4

LHD Series IV Vantage

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1962
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    British Racing Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Saloon
Registration no. CSU 363
Chassis no. DB4/890/L
Engine no. 370/1006/SS
Estimate: £120,000 - 140,000
Footnote:
'When the products which are raced bear such a close resemblance to those which can be bought by the public, as do those of Aston Martin, only the most biased can deny the value of racing in improving the breed. It should be no surprise (that the DB4) should be based on an engine which first appeared in experimental form in some of last year's races.' - The Autocar, 3rd October 1958
In actual fact, the new 3.7-litre, six-cylinder power unit had first been seen at Le Mans the previous year in the DBR2 and was the work of Polish engineer, Tadek Marek, newly arrived at Newport Pagnell from Austin. Launched in October 1958, the DB4 marked a major turning point for Aston Martin as it was the firm's first post-war model that neither used a chassis derived from the experimental Atom of 1939 nor an engine designed by W O Bentley. Moreover,