Lot 13

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1955 Aston Martin DB3S

SOLD £3,011,000


£3,000,000 - £4,000,000




VB6K/102 (See Text)

Car Highlights

A Beautiful Aston Martin Sports Car; One of Only 20 Customer DB3S
Examples Built
Raced in Europe and the UK as part of David McKay and Tony Gaze’s
Kangaroo Stable
Set a New Australian Land Speed Record (Class D) in 1957 at 143.19 MPH
Painstakingly Restored and Successfully Campaigned in Numerous
Historic Races
Accompanied by Original Engine (No. VB6K/102) and Extensive
Documentation File

Technical Specs

2,992 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Three Weber 40 DCO3 Carburetors
210 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed David Brown S430 Manual Gearbox
Front Disc Brakes, Rear Drum Brakes
Front Independent Suspension with Torsion Bars, Trailing Arms, and
Shock Absorbers
Rear De Dion Axle with Torsion Bars, Trailing Arms, and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

✱ Please note that this lot is UK registered and has a DVLA-issued V5C.

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