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1972 Last of the true David Brown Astons For SaleAston Martin DBS V8, one of only 405 manufactured, is an original UK right-hand drive car, bearing chassis number #10402/RCA. It was registered on the 16th of March 1972 by Lazenby Garages Ltd in Staines. The original specification included Oxford Blue paintwork, a Beige leather interior, fuel injection and automatic transmission.
The car has been subject to general maintenance work over the years which includes suspension, and chassis work. The aluminium bodywork is sound overall, but there is evidence of some blistering in a few areas of the deep Oxford blue paintwork the interior is good and commensurate with the car's age.
Having just been recommissioned, it is a perfectly usable example.
The car has good oil pressure and the oil and water temperatures hold firm when the car is run up.
It is believed that the car has been stored for a large part of the last 23 years as it has only covered 226 miles between its MOT in 1994 and its MOT in 2017.
Some of the recent maintenance includes:
Drain and flush fuel tank and fuel lines
Flush and clean Bosch fuel pump and refit
New Battery and on/off isolator fitted
New spark plugs, air and oil filters, new engine oil - timing also reset
New hi-torque starter motor fitted - supplied by Aston Engineering
Front and rear brake calipers cleaned, refitted, and braking system bled
Replace two headlamps
Stainless steel door sill covers removed, sills inspected, cleaned, protective coating applied as required and new sill covers fitted
Clean, repair and reapply rust application to underside sills/jacking points and stone guards and reapply with light underseal.
The history includes MOTs 1981, 1982, 1983, 1994, 2017, receipts for work carried out by DJR Services (Aston Martin Specialists) Dec 1993, Jan 1994, March 1994, December 1994, Camelot Workshop 2017, British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate, and a Bill of Sale from March 1994.
For the last year the car has been brought back to life and now presents a superb opportunity for an enthusiast to enjoy. Supplied with a UK V5c and MOT tested until 31st March 2018, this car represents an opportunity to own one of only 405 DBS V8s produced
One of the very last true David Brown Aston Martinís produced.
360 miles covered in last sixmonths.
If you are serious about buying a dbs V8 then this good example priced to sell.
Simply not being used enough.
Serious enquiries only please.