|Engine size:||4.2 Litre|
1967 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage 4.2 Litre Sports Saloon For Sale In London (LHD)
- Highly desirable factory LHD built to Vantage specification
- Upgraded to 4.2-litre specification
- Fitted with power steering and air conditioning
- Uprated Harvey Bailey suspension
- Matching numbers engine
- An asset for any collection
- Look no further…
This stunning DB6 Vantage is finished in the iconic colour combination of Gunmetal Grey metallic coachwork with rich Navy Blue Connolly hide and matching Wilton leather bound carpets. As per the Heritage certificate and Works build sheet our car was completed 1st April 1966, ordered in left-hand drive form and benefited with a wealth of period options including the all-important Vantage specifications with a high compression cylinder head and triple Webbers making this example 1 of the first DB6 Vantage cars completed following the company announcement earlier in ’66’ that they where going to produce a Vantage model.
Additional options where Normalaire air conditioning which alone carried the premium cost of £320 extra, Heated rear screen, Electric antenna, Three-eared spinners, Aston Martin detachable safety belts, Chrome wire wheels with Avon Tyres and front fog lights making our car 1 of only 8 cars built in this configuration for the U.S market.
During the restoration, there was a significant about of attention to detail applied to the car and in particular adding to the driver’s comfort, road handlining and reliability for the demands of modern traffic. The works were all carried out by highly regarded marques specialists, the engine was enlarged to 4.2 specifications which twinned with its Vantage high compression cylinder head and triple Webbers really transforms the overall drive without jeopardizing the authenticity of matching numbered engine. The suspension was up-rated to the highly developed Harvey Bailey system which brings huge improved to handling, comfort and road holding. This was fitted to both the front and the rear axles. Additional improvements also included the fitment of a high torque starter motor, Modern 12v alternator, Race spec alloy high-efficiency radiator, Electronic easy power steering which give the driver the option to change the resistance of the steering to suit his or her driving style the A/C was removed and fitted with an efficient modern system to just name a hand full of these improvements. All of these works were completed less than 500 miles ago.
Interest in these factory built Vantage cars has grown in recent years twinned with the limited availability making this example truly a unique opportunity to own. Luck no further!
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