The 6 cylinder engines capacity was enlarged to 4 litres propelling the motorcar to 145 mph 233 kmh. All aston martin db5 vantage saloon versions offered for the year 1964 with complete specs performance and technical data in the catalogue of cars.
It is also perhaps the best known aston martin in the world having starred in the james bond films goldfinger and thunderball complete with machine guns and other gadgetry.
Aston martin db5 saloon. Aston martin works are delighted to present this truly splendid example of the preferred transportation choice of ian flemings greatest ever spy. The aston martin db5 is a british luxury grand tourer gt that was made by aston martin and designed by the italian coachbuilder carrozzeria touring superleggera. 1964 aston martin db5 saloon for sale chassis db51863r this fantastic example is finished in a striking dubonnet complimented with a black hide and also comes complete with an extensive service history.
Left hand drive manufactured with correct matching numbers. The aston martin db5 is regarded by most aston martin experts as their most beautiful model ever built. Technically the db4 was not a development of the db mark iii it replaced.
This car replaced the db4 series in 1963 with substantial changes notably under the bonnet. The aston martin db5 is regarded by most aston martin experts as their most beautiful model ever built. Aston martin db5 saloon.
There is a letter on file dated 22nd july 1991 to bob fountain of aston workshop from mr hall tomkin asking him to find a db5. One of only two hundred and twenty original cars manufactured. Db5 1401 was originally commissioned in dubonnet rosso a colour synonymous with earlier dbs and entirely recognisable as aston martin.
Lt cdr parker owned the aston for some 14 years using it as a daily driver until 7th september 1991 when it was sold to a mr brian hall tomkin of bideford devon for 31500. Released in 1963 it was an evolution of the final series of db4. Highly original and unrestored.
The db4s design formed the basis for later aston martin models such as the db4 gt zagato the lagonda rapide 4 door saloon. Although not the first in the db series the db5 is the best known cinematic james bond car first appearing in the james bond film goldfinger 1964. It had a platform rather than a tubular chassis with a new engine by tadek marek.
The db4 is a grand tourer that was produced by aston martin from 1958 until 1963. 1965 aston martin db5 saloon for sale to many observers the aston martin db5 is the epitome of the companys models during the david brown era boasting both beauty and refined high performance.