1960 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage

Aston Martin offered the Vantage option as a performance upgrade the consisted of triple Weber carburetors and high-compression cylinder head that produced 325 bhp.

After Aston Martin launched the long-wheel base Mark 2, the Vantage option continued to be offered. Retroactively, the earlier versions became known as the short-wheel base model.



Chassis & Sales

1966 Aston Martin DB6 Coupe - did not sell for $300,000 Based on the earlier DB5, the Aston Martin DB6 offered a larger, more accommodating Grand Touring drive that appealed more to American customers, including legendary crooner Bing Crosby, who owned this handsome left-hand drive Silver Grey 1966 coupe. Powered by AM’s famous 4 liter OHC straight 6 rated at 282 HP, this very well preserved British exotic received new paint and chrome 5 years ago, and still retains all of the original interior and... more
Gallery: 2010 Mecum at Monterey



1969 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage DB6/3567/R - sold for €193,704 This genuine DB6 Vantage, fitted with triple Weber carburettors and high compression ratio, was ordered by the London dealership, H.R Owen, and first registered to A.W. Daubeny from Burnham house, Scotland. on march 27th 1969, Later she changed hands on may 31st 1973 to David Thomas Brian Harries of Lianelli, Scotland. In 1977, David Mason bought it and kept it until 2007. A total restoration begins then at Post vintage, West Yorkshire, marque... more
Gallery: 2011 Salon Rétromobile Aucion by Artcurial



1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Coupé DB6/2522/R - sold for €140,694 As confirmed by the original build sheet, this Vantage-powered 1966 DB6 Coupé, chassis DB6/2522/R, is a matching-numbers car. Following a recent high quality, bare-metal refinish, it is presented in Silver Birch with black leather hides, the way it left the factory. A large file dating to 1967 accompanies the car, showing a major overhaul performed in 1978 by the works. With only 12,500 recorded miles in 1988, the DB6 was stripped, and the sil... more
Gallery: 2011 Salon Privé Auction by RM



1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Coupé DB6/2522/R - sold for €140,694 Matching numbers; finished in factory-correct Silver Birch/black hides. Only about 17,800 miles from restoration in 1978. Original build sheet and comprehensive history file.
Gallery: 2011 Salon Privé Auction by RM



1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Coupe DB6/2653/L/N - sold for $297,000 A factory Vantage-specification, LHD, California-based car from new. Well equipped with factory options including A/C, Bosch radio and more. Recent engine rebuild to 4.2L spec by marque specialists Aston Engineering in the UK.
Gallery: 2011 Monterey Auction by RM



1968 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage - sold for $489,500 Rare Factory-Delivered Left-Hand-Drive Vantage. Originally Specified with Coolaire Air-Conditioning. One-Owner Car for Almost 45 Years. Matching-Numbers Example. Fastidiously Documented Provenance and Service Record. Beautifully Preserved Original Interior. Retains Original Instruction Book, Service Vouchers, Warranty, Sale Agreement and Complete Service Receipts.
Gallery: 2012 Scottsdale Auction by Gooding & Company



1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage DB6/2719/R - sold for $489,500 Factory Vantage model with matching numbers. Nut-and-bolt restoration by former chief mechanic of Aston Martin Vintage Racing Services. Exhiliarating performance from powerfully upgraded engine. Multiple concours d’elegance awards. Professional conversion to left-hand drive.
Gallery: 2013 Amelia Island by Rm Auctions



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