1962 Aston Martin DB4

Series IV to Vantage Specification

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    British Racing Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Sports Saloon to Vantage specification
Registration no. 343 DXF
Chassis no. DB4/859/R
Engine no. 370/872
Estimate: £110,000 - 130,000
Footnote:
The current owner purchased this DB4 in 1978 from a friend who had only recently bought the car from a restorer. The latter had discovered the Aston in 'barn find' condition and undertaken only essential work to get it into roadworthy condition for sale. From new the DB4 had Goodwood Green paintwork (slightly darker than British Racing Green) with beige leather seats and green carpets. Prior to purchase, the seats had been replaced by a set in black leather as the originals had perished while languishing in the barn, and the paintwork had been changed to British Racing Green.
The vendor used the car as everyday transport for approximately 3-4 years until h