1962 Aston Martin DB4

LHD Series IV Vantage

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • 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

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Saloon
Registration no. CSU 363
Chassis no. DB4/890/L
Engine no. 370/1006/SS
Estimate: £120,000 - 140,000
Footnote:
'When the products which are raced bear such a close resemblance to those which can be bought by the public, as do those of Aston Martin, only the most biased can deny the value of racing in improving the breed. It should be no surprise (that the DB4) should be based on an engine which first appeared in experimental form in some of last year's races.' - The Autocar, 3rd October 1958
In actual fact, the new 3.7-litre, six-cylinder power unit had first been seen at Le Mans the previous year in the DBR2 and was the work of Polish engineer, Tadek Marek, newly arrived at Newport Pagnell from Austin. Launched in October 1958, the DB4 marked a major turning point for Aston Martin as it was the firm's first post-war model that neither used a chassis derived from the experimental Atom of 1939 nor an engine designed by W O Bentley. Moreover,