• Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: BBD 234E Chassis Number: DB6/3032/R
The DB6 marked Aston Martin‘s first real departure in body shape from a design that first appeared as the DB4 in 1958. The DB5 that followed was a truly beautiful car with impressive performance but 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 wheelbase by almost four inches. This also meant a change of structural design at the rear of the car; like the DB4 and DB5, the DB6 used the Superleggera method of construction by stylist Touring of Milan, whereby aluminium body panels were attached to a lightweight steel tube frame, but the DB6‘s extended rear necessitated a stronger and more rigid structure using folding sheet metal frames. Power was provided by the same 3,995cc twin overhead camshaft, straig


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Contact Person Kontaktperson
Title 
Mr
First name 
Nick
Last name 
Wiles

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