1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III

In April 1961, Aston Martin made several revisions to the DB4 including changing the rear cathedral rear lights that were sourced from a Humber Hawk to new units that had three individual lenses per side.

The Series III car was only made until September of the same year until the Series IV was introduced with an egg-crate grill and slimmer hood scoop.



Chassis & Sales

1961 Aston Martin DB4 - sold for €123,750 A right-hand drive DB4 Series 3, this car, chassis DB4/682/R, was built in July 1961. Records show that the first owner entered the vehicle into the 1961 and 1962 Brighton Speed Trials – an early encounter with motorsports that sealed its future and proved to be the start of a very successful career in motor racing. It was twelve years later that DB4/682/R set off on its illustrious path to fame as one of, if not the, most successful DB4 racer... more
Gallery: 2009 RM Auctions' Automobiles of London



1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III - sold for €163,234 One of only 165 examples built. Equipped with the Laycock De Normanville overdrive option. Single family ownership until 2009. With only 165 Series III models produced in 1961, the example offered here, which retains its original engine, is a rare find indeed. Equipped with a four-speed manual transmission, it has the rare and desirable Laycock De Normanville overdrive, which makes this car capable of reaching a top speed of 240 km/h instea... more
Gallery: 2010 Automobiles of London by RM Auctions



1969 Aston Martin DB4 Series III DB4/672/R - sold for €129,734 Finished in its factory-correct livery of Snow Shadow Grey with red Connolly hide interior, the car is offered with current MoT/road fund licence and Swansea V5. The accompanying important history file contains extensive service history, invoices, ownership details and correspondence, old-style logbook, spare keys and a DB4 workshop manual. Highly original and exceptionally well documented 'RLA 600' represents a wonderful opportunity to acquir... more
Gallery: 2011 Salon Rétromobile Aucion by Artcurial



1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III DB4/634/R - sold for €182,508 DB4/634/R is finished in Midnight Blue livery, with chrome wire wheels and the interior is furnished with grey leather upholstery, possibly the original, showing some delightful patina, and grey carpets. The gearbox is of the manual type with overdrive and a six-stacker CD system is fitted, operating through the period radio. AMOC records show that this car was Best in Show at the 1987 Doune Classic Car Concours, carried off a similar award at... more
Gallery: 2011 Salon Rétromobile Aucion by Artcurial



1961 Aston Martin DB4 DB4/718/R - did not sell for $290,000 A genuine “barn find”. Purchased new by Castrol Ltd. as an executive car. Factory service history through 1970. Matching-numbers engine. This car is ready to be freshly restored and happily returned to the road, and it represents a rare opportunity to acquire a DB4 that has been out of sight, and even out of mind, for nearly a quarter century.
Gallery: 2014 Monterey by RM Auctions



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