1963 1963 Aston Martin Lagonda - Rapide Sports Saloon

Rapide Sports Saloon

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1963
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Chassisnummer 
    LR/129/R
  • Motornummer 
    400/129
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Aegean Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    White Gold
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Footnotes
Aston Martin revived a famous Lagonda name in 1961 with a luxurious four-door sports saloon that took its appellation from one of the marque's most exalted models of the late 1930s: the Rapide. This new car was very much David Brown's personal project. The Rapide's sales brochure, which, unusually, was signed by him personally, stated: 'It has long been my ambition to build a car which would be equally suitable to drive or be driven in...'

Chassis number '129' was completed in 1963 and sold via Brooklands of Bond Street (Eton Garages) on the 21st of that month. Accompanying build details show that the car was finished in Aegean Blue with White Gold interior trim and equipped with a Bray block heater, Motorola radio and 'limited show finish' to the engine compartment. First owned by a Mr W E Dinsdale of Shilsons Ltd, Lewiston Mills, Brimscombe, Gloucestershire, the car was delivered to Mr Dinsdale with his own personal registration number 'D 35'. This number