Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    'Haydon-Baillie' Midnight Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • 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
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Sports Saloon
Registration no. TTU 641D
Chassis no. DB6/2419/R
Engine no. 400/2357
Estimate: £65,000 - 75,000
Footnote:
Considered by many to be the last 'real' Aston Martin, the DB6 was launched in 1965, updating the DB5. Though recognisably related to the Touring-styled DB4, the DB6 was a highly refined evolution of the original Touring bodied Superleggera bodied car. The wheelbase was now 4" longer than before, resulting in an extensive re-style with more-raked windscreen, raised roofline and re-shaped rear quarter windows. Opening front quarter lights made a re-appearance, but the major change was at the rear where a Kamm tail improved the aerodynamics.
The Tadek Marek-designed six-cylinder engine had been enlarged to 3,995cc for the preceding DB5 and remained unchanged. Power output on triple SU carbur