Stunning long-time owner Aston Martin DB4 auctioned

Under the hood of the Aston is an all-aluminum 3.7-liter DOHC inline-six engine.


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Aston Martin currently manufacture some of the greatest supercars and sports cars in the world. Not only are they fast, but they are extremely beautiful, perhaps the most beautiful of all. Classic examples from Aston Martin are equally stunning, and this one is no exception. Currently on sale on Bring a Trailer, It’s a 1961 Aston Martin DB4. which has had the same owner for 46 years, and is now looking for a new home to take care of it.

History and exterior details


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This car was a new purchase by engineer and chess player Louis D. Statham in Los Angeles, and the seller’s late husband acquired the car in 1976. This special example of the DB4 is in the sensational Elusive color scheme Blue, the design of the car being a lightweight superleggera designed by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan in Italy. Polished bumpers and overriders, as well as a hood scoop and fender vents with chrome accents, are just some of the impressive exterior details. Some minor paint and dent repairs had to be done on the car when it was refurbished in 2016.


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Step into this Aston Martin Classic


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The interior of the Aston Martin is truly magnificent. The car left the factory with blue leather upholstery, which is still present to this day. The front bucket seats as well as the rear bench seat are freshly upholstered, and new carpets and a new headliner and three-point belts are also interior features. Although this is a 1960s car, there are some small extra features such as a heater and a Becker Mexico AM/FM radio. There is also a clock inside, although unfortunately it is no longer usable.


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Aston Martin Power under the hood


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Under the hood of the Aston is an all-aluminum 3.7-liter DOHC inline-six engine. This particular power plant was actually designed by Tadek Marek and has two SU HD8 carburettors. This wonderful Aston Martin power is transmitted to the rear wheels of the car through a four-speed manual transmission. This transmission underwent a rebuild during its 2010s refurbishment. During this rebuild, a replacement fuel tank and muffler were also fitted to the car. This refurbishment was carried out entirely by British European Auto Excellence of San Pedro, California. The car has no reserve, and a copy of the original order sheet, service manuals, particulate maintenance records and a blank California title in the seller’s name are also part of the sale.


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