1961 Aston Martin DB4

Seris III

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: Refer Department
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: DB4/647/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. As a successor to the DB Mk III, it was the first production Aston Martin to use both Tadek Marek's new all-alloy twin overhead camshaft straight-six engine and an extremely elegant aluminium body. It was designed by Touring of Milan and using their Superleggera method of aluminium panels over 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 suspen