1965 Aston Martin DB5

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: FKX 211C
Chassis Number: DB51821R
To many observers, the Aston Martin DB5 is the epitome of the company's models during the David Brown era, boasting both beauty and refined high performance. It is also perhaps the best known Aston Martin in the world, having starred in the James Bond films Goldfinger and Thunderball, complete with machine guns, ejector seats and other high tech gadgetry. In evolutionary terms the DB5 is a Series V DB4 but with a 4.0 rather than 3.7 litre engine It’s coachwork embodying detail changes; it thus featured similar stunning styling from Touring of Milan, incorporating DB4 GT-style faired-in headlamps with aluminium panels attached to a lightweight steel frame using Touring's Superleggera method of construction. Underneath the platform chassis, Aston Martin used independent coil spring w