Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey metallic
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Sale of Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars and Related Automobilia
21 May 2011
Aston Martin Works Service
Newport Pagnell,
Buckinghamshire, MK16 9AN
Motor cars: 13:00
Lot No: 324*
1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series II Sport Saloon
Registration no. Not UK Registered
Chassis no. DB4/527/R
Engine no. 370/538
Estimate: £80,000 - 100,000
Footnote:
This DB4 is a right-hand drive example incorporating the advances introduced on the Series 2 version (chassis numbers 'DB4/251-600' inclusive) in January 1960. These included a front-hinged bonnet, radiator blind, bigger front brake calipers and an enlarged sump.
James Forshaw of Aston Service Dorset has kindly provided a copy of the original build sheet for DB4/527/R, which confirms that it was originally built as it is today and had matched engine number 370/528. Aston Martin issued its guarantee on January 1, 1961 and it was sold through agents Century Motors, to W.J.F. Tillyard of Manchester Street, London, finished in Peony – Dark Red live