Lot 109

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1965 Aston Martin DB5

Coachwork by Touring

SOLD $715,000

Estimate

$575,000 - $650,000

Chassis

DB5/2227/L

Engine

400/2227

Car Highlights

One of Only 886 DB5 Saloons Built

Matching-Numbers, Factory Left-Hand-Drive Example

Originally Supplied with Normalair Air-Conditioning

One of Only 30 Such Examples Delivered in Silver Birch

Genuine California Car Last Registered in 1979

Marvelous Character and Patina

Ideal Candidate for a Concours-Quality Restoration

An Exciting Aston Martin Discovery

Technical Specs

3,995 CC DOHC Alloy Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Triple SU HD8 Carburetors

282 HP at 5,500 RPM

5-Speed ZF Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Girling Disc Brakes

Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension

Live Axle Suspension with Trailing Links, Watts Linkage, and Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this car’s original matching-numbers engine is 400/2272; the last two digits of this number were transposed in the catalogue.

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