1962 Aston Martin DB4

Lightweight Racing Car

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1962
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Metallic Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Chassis No.
DB4725/R
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Thursday, January 21, 2010
416 bhp, 4.5 liter dual overhead camshaft six-cylinder engine with Weber 55 carburetors, four-speed gearbox, four-wheel coil-spring suspension – independent to the front, solid rear axle with trailing arms and Watt’s linkage, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 98"
David Brown’s DB4 took the motoring world by storm when it was unveiled at the London Motor Show back in 1958. Its introduction was a significant achievement for the small British manufacturer. The thoroughly modern specification included a completely new steel platform chassis with disc brakes all around and a freshly developed alloy twin-cam 3.7-liter straight six engine, all clothed in an elegantly proportioned fastback aluminum body designed by Touring of Milan. Overall, the DB4 was state-of-the-art for its time and a masterpiece of robust British engineering in combination with exquisite Italian styling. Of all the postwar Aston Martins, Sir