• Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dubonnet Rosso
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: UK Registered Chassis Number: DB6/2499R
The DB6 marked Aston Martin‘s first real departure in body shape of a design that first appeared as the DB4 in 1958. Although the DB5 that followed was a truly beautiful car with impressive performance, Aston Martin felt that a wider market required increased front and rear leg room, always a criticism of the DB4/DB5. In order to achieve this, the platform chassis was lengthened, increasing the wheelbase by almost four inches. This also meant a change of structural design at the rear of the car: like the DB4, the DB6 used the Superleggera method of construction by stylist Touring of Milan, whereby aluminium body panels are attached to a lightweight steel tube frame, but the DB6‘s extended rear necessitated a stronger and more rigid design using folding sheet metal frames.
At the rear the coachwork was


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First name 
Nick
Last name 
Wiles

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