1963 Aston Martin DB4

Vantage Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Aegean Blue
  • 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: 333
1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage 4.2-Litre Convertible
Registration no. 770 KX
Chassis no. DB4C/1108/R
Engine no. 370/1151/SS
Estimate: £440,000 - 480,000
Footnote:
Classically proportioned and instantly recognisable from the moment of its introduction in 1958, the Touring-styled Aston Martin DB4 established a look that would survive, with only minor revisions, until 1970. Designed by Tadek Marek and already proven in racing, the DB4's new twin-cam six-cylinder engine displaced 3,670cc while the gearbox was a new David Brown four-speed all-synchromesh unit. An immensely strong platform-type chassis, designed by Harold Beach, replaced the preceding DB2/4's multi-tubular spaceframe, the latter being considered incompatible with Touring's Superleggera body construction. The DB2/4's trailing-link in