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1969 ASTON MARTIN DBS // DUBONNET ROSSO // 5-SPEED MANUAL // RHD For Sale

£194,995 As stated

Price £194,995As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Aston Martin
Model DBS
Year 1969
Mileage 118,138 Miles
Country United Kingdom
Region Surrey
Status Trade
  20-Nov-2021
Ref C1338519
FOR SALE; ASTON MARTIN DBS // DUBONNET ROSSO // 5-SPEED MANUAL // UK RHD // FULLY RESTORED

EQUIPMENT
UK RHD, 5-Speed ZF Manual, Power Steering, Dubonnet Rosso Paint, Gold Pinstripe, 15? Wire Wheels, Disc Brakes, Black Leather Upholstery, Grey Fabric Headlining, Red Carpets, Blaupunkt FM Radio with Bluetooth, Electric Windows, Wooden Steering Wheel, Twin Horn, SMITHS Dials, Adjustable Ride Control

EXTERIOR
Embracing the distinctive style of its late 60s inception the Aston Martin DBS is markedly different to any of its predecessors, ditching the classic British curves for a more hard edged, fastback coupe to appeal to the changing market. Finished in its factory designated colour of Dubonnet Rosso this example superb, with the deep maroon shade perfectly matching the attitude of the athletic muscle car body. Gold pinstripes accentuate the subtle rise and fall of the Astons chiselled profile, whilst adding to the period feel of the DBS’ styling.

Being Aston Martin the designers couldn’t entirely abandon tradition, and so trademark bonnet scoop, side vents and knock-off wheels were incorporated into the design, with chromwork at each point creating a stunning contrast to the deep red finish.

Overall condition of the car is excellent, showing with a resplendent shine the car is free from any noteworthy signs of wear and most importantly shows no signs of corrosion throughout.

INTERIOR
Embodying the extraordinary level of craftsmanship established by Aston Martin, the DBS is a stunning combination of black leather hide, dark wood and machined chrome switchgear that gives the space a distinctly premium feel. Spanning the seats, doors and dashboard the lavish leather upholstery presents in exceptional condition, as do the complementary maroon carpets, which show free from any marks or signs of wear.

Adding a touch of 21st century luxury a Blaupunkt Classic style headhunt is fitted, with wiring for auxiliary inputs to connect a phone should the driver desire.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Featuring twin overhead cams and a triple carb set up, the DBS’ 3, 995cc inline 6 engine is a masterful piece of British Engineering. Similar to the unit fitted to the DB6 the cars performance is smooth but surprisingly swift, managing 0-60 in 7. 3 seconds and going onto a top speed of 139mph.

Paired to the engine is a factory specified ZF 5-Speed manual gearbox which makes for a fully involved driving experience; free from any driver aids or electronic interference it allows the driver to fully utilise the engines impressive torque.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Offsetting the deep red finish sit a classic set of 15? chrome finish wheels, wrapped in a set of whitewall Cooper tyres to complete the Aston’s period style. Allows show in superb condition, free from and signs of fading of corrosion, whilst the tyres have good tread remaining at each corner.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on 08/ 04/ 1970 by A&B Cars, Lancashire this incredible DBS is believed to be 1 of just 317 RHD manual cars built over the DBS’ short 3 year production run. A copy of the original build sheet confirms the specification of the car, finished in Dubonnet Rosso with Black Leather, a ZF 5-Speed Manual gearbox and power steering, with a copy of the original invoice showing the car cost a Mr L. A Sales £3, 744 + Vat when delivered new.

A copy of the ownership log outlines 6 owners in the UK before the car was exported to Australia in 2006 and stored by a collector who kept the car for a number of years. The car returned to the UK in 2015 with a new owner, after being purchased under recommendation of Aston Martin heritage division, who knew of the car and suggested it as one of the best examples available.

Present with the car is an factory correct DBS instruction booklet, copies of paperwork and V5.

Please visit our website for a full write up and additional photographs.

The car is supplied having had an extensive intake inspection. Warranty, Finance, Part Exchange and Worldwide shipping are all available on request.

Buy with confidence: we operate from a 10, 000sq ft indoor showroom with the support of a fully functioning 4000sq ft preparation and service centre that includes a professional photo studio that is used by Top Gear, McLaren and Alpine Stars. We have a passionate team that work incredibly hard to ensure all our motor cars go through our rigorous and unique sales process so they are presented in the best possible condition and light, then found homes all over the world.

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Selling? Our commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.
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