1963 Lagonda Rapide 1961-1964

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1963
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Bonhams Auction - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
Aston Martin Lagonda Works Service
Tickford St
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
17 May 2008

Automobilia 10:30
Aston Martin motor cars 15:30

Aston Martin revived the Lagonda name in 1961 with the luxurious Rapide four-door saloon. Beneath the Superleggera aluminium coachwork by Touring of Milan was a lengthened DB4 chassis reconfigured to accept De Dion rear suspension, the adoption of which allowed rear compartment space to be maximised. Powered by a 4.0-litre (236bhp) version of the DB4’s twin-cam six that would later power the DB5, the Rapide certainly lived up to its name with brisk acceleration and a 130mph-plus top speed. Dual-circuit servo assisted disc brakes restrained this excellent performance. Interior fittings included electric windows, picnic tables to the rear, remote-opening filler cap and a radio as standard. A mere 55 units, almost all of which were equipped with