Lot 51

2014   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2014

1958 Aston Martin DB Mk III Drophead Coupe

Coachwork by Tickford

SOLD $1,012,000

Estimate

$700,000 - $850,000

Chassis

AM300/3/1402

Car Highlights

One of Only 84 DB Mk III Drophead Coupes Built

Exceptionally Rare Factory Left-Hand-Drive, Disc-Brake Example

2001 Concours-Quality Restoration by Marque Expert Kevin Kay

Offered with Books, Tools, and Restoration Records

Ideal for Tours, Rallies, and Concours Events

Technical Specs

2,992 CC DOHC DBA-Type Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Two SU HV6 Carburetors

178 HP at 5,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox (Fitted with 5-Speed Unit)

Front Girling Disc Brakes, Rear Alfn Drums

Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension with Shock Absorbers

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs with Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the original gearbox described in the catalogue does not accompany the sale of this car.

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