Lot 13

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1955 Aston Martin DB3S

SOLD £3,011,000

Estimate

£3,000,000 - £4,000,000

Chassis

DB3S/102

Engine

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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