1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage


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In 1962 Aston Martin revived the Vantage name which hadn't been used since 1951. It was a distinct model in the Aston Martin range because had a restyled front end that distinguished it from the standard model. The appearance of the Series IV DB4 Vantage was used on the standard DB5.



Chassis & Sales

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series 5 Vantage GT Coupe DB4/1144/R - sold for $330,000 One of only six DB4 Series 5 Vantage GT Coupes built. Originally equipped with a GT-spec "twin plug engine". An older, painstaking restoration with sympathetic modifications. Complete with period “knock-off” wire wheels and extremely purposeful in appearance, the DB4 is offered with a California title, Bill of Sale and FIA paperwork. Blindingly fast, brilliantly restored, sympathetically modified, carefully maintained and extremely rare, this ... more
Gallery: RM Auctions' 2010 Sports & Classics of Monterey



1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage DB4/1155/R - sold for €294,462 This Aston Martin DB4 is one of only 95 Series V Vantage Coupés ever produced and comes equipped with its correct SS-specification engine, which includes triple SU carburettors and some minor internal differences. To improve the performance, the owner elected to increase the engine capacity to 4.2 litres for an additional 75 bhp! While doing so, they also chose to upgrade it to DB5 specification disk brakes, which provide additional stoppi... more
Gallery: 2010 Automobiles of London by RM Auctions



1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage DB4/961/L - sold for $352,000 Very rare in left-hand drive, one of only 45 Series IV Vantage models built. Sensible upgrades for drivability, including a Harvey Bailey handling kit. Subject to comprehensive German restoration, including detailed chassis. Aston Martin DB4 Vantage 961/L represents an exceptional opportunity to acquire, own and enjoy a classic DB-series Aston in its preferred specification. The odometer shows 38,650 kms (presumably 138,650 kms or approxima... more
Gallery: 2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions



1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Coupé DB4/982/R - sold for €313,364 One of just 31 RHD, Vantage-specification Series IV DB4s built. Matching-numbers ‘SS’/Vantage-spec engine with performance upgrades. Desirable shorter body, covered headlamps. Offered from the collection of an Aston Martin marque enthusiast.
Gallery: 2011 Salon Privé Auction by RM



1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V DB4/1146/R - did not sell for €174,000 Extensive documentation is supplied throughout Mr. Fabri’s ownership, and the accompanying invoices from Ian Mason are complete in the history file. In 1996 the vendor purchased the car from Mr. Fabri, a keen racing driver himself, who continued to campaign the car in AMOC events. The DB4 was sent to the Aston Martin works service in 1996 for repairs to sections of corrosion in the chassis, but Ian Mason continued to maintain and prepare the c... more
Gallery: 2011 London Auction by RM



1962 Aston Martin DB4 Vantage Series V DB4/1020/R - sold for €272,832 This special DB4 has been restored to a very high standard, with the body virtually flawless and looking magnificent in deep black. Under the bonnet, the car presents very well, and the interior is virtually unmarked. It was recently driven by an RM specialist, and we can confirm that this 1962 Aston Martin DB4 Vantage Series V drives as well as it looks, even in the hot weather of southern Europe where the car was tested, with the coolant tem... more
Gallery: 2011 London Auction by RM



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