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Aston Martin DB4 Convertible Shortlist +15
POA

Year 1963

Mileage 145,766

Transmission Manual

Fuel type Petrol

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Convertible1 of only 70 builtAston Martin Bristol is honoured to offer for sale one of the most desirable and iconic Aston Martin models ever produced; the DB4 Convertible.The DB4 heralded a new era for Aston Martin and put the company back in competition with other high performance sports car manufacturers. The convertible model was announced at the London Motor Show in 1961 and featured a 3.6 litre straight six, which produced 240 horsepower. The DB4 was one of the first production cars capable of 0-60 mph in less than 10 seconds.Our car is finished in stunning Caribbean Pearl with a Dark Blue leather interior – its original factory colour combination from 1963. This DB4 Convertible has a wealth of history, notably including a full suspension rebuild in 2005, a complete engine and engine bay rebuild in 2008, bodywork restoration in 2015 and a complete re-trim in 2016. The car comes complete with a fully restored detachable colour-coded hardtop and cover, which in itself is an incredibly rare option.This gorgeous DB4 Convertible has had a substantial amount of coverage at various Concours events over the years, including numerous entries into the Aston Martin Owners Club Concours, the Royal Windsor Concours and the Louis Vuitton Concours D’Elegance. Every entry is recorded through photographs, entry slips and newspaper cuttings, which all add to the unique and comprehensive history of this car. Linking Aston Martin’s renowned style and performance with the joys of the open-air, the DB4 Convertible is the rarest Aston Martin road car of the David Brown era (with the exception of the Zagato), with a total production of just 70 examples. What’s more, this truly remarkable example is one of only five DB4 Convertible’s kn
Aston Martin DB4 Series III Shortlist +9
£490,000

Year 1961

Mileage 50,100

Transmission Manual

Fuel type Petrol

When the single pale primrose DB4 was launched at the Paris Salon in October 1958, Marcel Blondeau, the French distributor for Aston Martin approached John Wyer on the stand with tears in his eyes "This is not a car, it is a folly, but I can sell as many as you can supply." With a top speed of 140 mph, it was one of the fastest four seaters in the world and was on a par with the best of Italian Grand Turismos. Not wholly surprising, given the decision to have this distillation of years of Feltham ideas designed by Touring of Milan using their “Superleggera” system. The body consisted entirely of aluminium mounted on a trellis of small diameter steel tubes welded together. Body panels were attached to the trellis and clinched around angle plates which were welded to the members with graphite pads. Items like windscreen, rear window frames an angle sections for the door hinges were attached directly to the frame. The design delivered slim proportions and outstanding all-round visibility. With the body mounted on a platform chassis, the seats could be set low without resorting to deep sills. The doors, which undercut the windscreen, were wide with frameless windows – no quarter lights – and the rear windows opened hingeing on their forward edges. Easier access to the rear with its new full width rear seat, past hinged and adjustable front seats from Reutter. The wide parcel shelf concealed the presence of a 19 gallon petrol tank while at the back of the car, the boot lid opened to floor level. The battery, with its own master switch was behind a panel in the right hand wing and the spare wheel was in a separate contained under the boot floor. Power came from the all new Tadek Marek twin overhead cam aluminium engine that weighed in 22Kg less than its predecesso
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