Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Registration Number: OSL 326 Chassis Number: DBR/203/R
The famous Aston Martin marque has produced some of the most powerful and handsome post-war high-performance cars in the world. Arguably Britain’s first real Gran Turismo worthy of appellation, the DB4 made its debut at the 1958 London Motor Show to great public acclaim. Successor to the DB Mk III, it was the fist production Aston Martin to use both Tadek Marek’s new twin overhead camshaft straight-six all-alloy engine and an aluminium body designed by Touring of Milan using its Superleggera method of attachment to a lightweight steel tube frame. Beneath the DB4’s sleek and beautifully proportioned lines, the 3,670cc unit developed 240bhp, while the new platform chassis featured independent coil-sprung wishbone front suspension, a coil sprung live rear axle located by Watt linkage and parallel trailing arms,