1965 Aston Martin DB5 Auction Classic Car Auctions & Sale H&H

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Sale Date: 5th December

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Feb 2013

Think James Bond and, his countless other modes of you’ll probably picture the DB5s of Goldfinger and Thunderball. The is, does he who drives a DB5 automatically the charismatic ways of Ian Fleming’s hero — the American who almost 3 million for the begadgeted of those blockbuster movies hoped so? However, exciting as dream may be, the fact is the standard DB5 is a bewitching beast and has much to us ordinary mortals.

It is for good reason the model has the major star of all the David Aston Martins.

The DB5’s DNA out of the DB4, and though more than revolution was still a step forward when it to the stage in 1963. For a start it was than its predecessor. Courtesy of a new 282bhp triple carburettor of Tadek Marek’s masterpiece, it was now of almost 150mph and could 60mph in a whisker over seconds.

Initially there was the of a five-speed ZF gearbox, but this became the standard fit. The general specification had also and now included: an alternator in place of the reclining seats, pile electric windows, tinted and four silencers for the exhaust. A of just 898 DB5s are understood to been produced at Newport before the model was replaced by the larger, Kamm-tailed DB6 in late

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The DB5 offered is a February 1965 finished in the graceful combination of Grey bodywork and Claret interior trim. It was first during February 1965 and was in the of Sir Noel Bellingham from 1982 until purchased by a Hochman in 1999. Though it was already in good running he immediately set about further his acquisition. The engine was removed and by Aston Engineering, Derby, who it to run on lead-free fuel and increased the to 4.2 litres using Cosworth etc.

While the unit was away, the car was to Marksdanes, Shepton Mallet, the body was stripped to bare The sill sections and rear were replaced and other tended to as required before a repaint ensued. Other work included: the suspension and being removed and refurbished and new being fitted along replacement wheels, tyres and bumper. The Aston was also to negative earth and equipped electronic ignition.

The bills for this period of alone totalled in excess of

‘HLG 859C’ next hands in February 2001 purchased by a Stuart Mitchell correspondence from the period the indicated mileage to have 55,564. The history file records 3,222 being with Aston London in March 2007 — that included a major and the fitting of new brake discs. It was in of the following year that the became the property of the vendor, when it has been treated to electrical refurbishment (Aston Service, 2008), a major (Stewart Walker, 2011) and a of seat restoration (2012). He describes the car’s bodywork, engine and transmission as all being in condition and is selling the car complete a large file containing photos of the restoration work, a of tax discs dating back to and some MOTs to 1975.

The car’s records appear to the currently indicated mileage of and this splendid-looking and clearly maintained Aston Martin is until February 27th

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