1968 Aston Martin DB6

Volante to Mk 2 Specification

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1968
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Dubonnet Rosso
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

The DB6 marked Aston Martin''s first real departure in body shape of a design that first appeared as the DB4 in 1958. Although the DB5 that followed was a truly beautiful car with impressive performance, Aston Martin felt that a wider market required increased front and rear leg room, always a criticism of the DB4/DB5. In order to achieve this the platform chassis was lengthened, increasing wheelbase by almost four inches. This also meant a change of structural design at the rear of the car: like the DB4, the DB6 used the Superleggera method of construction by stylist Touring of Milan, whereby aluminium body panels are attached to a lightweight steel tube frame, but the DB6''s extended rear necessitated a stronger and more rigid design using folding sheet metal fra