1970 Aston Martin DB6

Mk II Automatic

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Thursday 11 March 2010
Lot 238
Registration Number: BPJ 66H Chassis Number: DB6/4229/R
Introduced at the 1965 London Motor Show, the Aston Martin DB6 was notable as the first model to be engineered following a factory move from Feltham to Newport Pagnell. Following on from the iconic DB5, the DB6 took much from the previous model with the notable exception of the use of its distinctive upswept ‘Kammtail’. This feature combined with the relocated rear axle and lengthened wheelbase, provided better stability at high speed. Other recognition points included the return of front-door quarter windows, an oil-cooler air scoop, set low beneath the distinctive ‘DB’ grille plus quarter-bumpers at each corner. The ZF five speed manual gearbox was standard equipment, while an optional, updated Borg Warner automatic gearbox and a ‘Powr Lok’ limited slip differential was offered as an alternative