Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009
The DB6 represents the final development of the much-exalted David Brown series of cars and incorporated a number of changes to make it the most refined and luxurious of the line. The market reflects this with the later cars being the most popular.
The DB6, launched in 1965, shared much with the previous DB5 including the proven 3,995cc engine. However in Vantage specification a revised head, increased compression ratio and triple Weber 45 DCOE carburettors raised power to 325bhp at 5750rpm from the standard 282bhp. This endowed the Vantage with prodigious performance; The Motor recorded a 0-60mph time of just 6.1 seconds and a maximum speed of 148mph, the fastest of any British production car at the time.
The example we are proud to offer here was purchased by the