1961 Aston Martin DB4

Series II

Summary

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

Description

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

“If you had been a typical car-mad school boy in 1958, you would have known its extraordinary statistics off by heart. Despite weighing in at almost a ton and half, it could manage 0-60 in 9.3 seconds, reach 100 mph in 20.1 seconds, get up to 100 mph and back down to a halt within 30 seconds, and attain what must have seemed an at the time to be an unbelievable top speed on 140 mph! And, of course, all that performance was clothed within Superleggera bodywork of phenomenal beauty, the like of which had never been seen before and, in many eyes, has not been surpassed since. Yes indeed – upon its introduction, the DB4 was just about the fastest thing on the road – as well as being, quite simply, the most exiting new car in the world.” – Introduc