1988 1988 Aston Martin Lagonda - Series IV

Series IV

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1988
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £36,000 - £42,000
Registration Number: F844 DEX
Chassis Number: TBA
The launch of the Aston Martin Lagonda at the 1974 Earls Court Motor Show marked a return of the Lagonda name which had remained dormant since the Rapide model ceased production in 1964. Its conception, however, dated back to 1969 when Aston Martin Lagonda's then owner, the late Sir David Brown, had a unique example built for his own personal use based on the Aston Martin DBS V8.
It was the futuristic, aerodynamic, aluminium coachwork of the production version, however, that was a radical departure with its sleek, sharp and straight-edged lines which measured no less than 17' 4” in length to allow for both four seats and a separate boot. Inside, too, the design was radical, with the then very advanced digital, cathode-ray tube instrumentation with electronic push-button switchgear; by October 1984,