Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dubonnet Rosso
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Aston Martin and related Automobilia Sale
9 May 2009
Aston Martin Lagonda Limited,
Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks MK16 9AN
Sale viewings - 9 May 2009 09:00-14:00
Automobilia sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 10:30
Motor Cars sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 15:30
Announced at the London Motor Show in October 1965, the Aston Martin DB6, with its distinctive rear spoiler, represented the ultimate version of a superlative Grand Touring line that had begun with the DB4 of 1958. The biggest single factor in the success of the series was the decision by general manager John Wyer that the car be styled by Carrozzeria Touring in Italy instead of the works. The result was the close-coupled DB4 coupé (a ‘saloon’ in factory parlance), the superb lines of which were perpetuated on the DB5 and DB6. However, the latter was to prove more popular than its predecessors because a conscious effort had been made to improve rear passenger accommodation and so appeal to the family man. The wheelbase