A successor to the DB4, the DB5 was introduced in 1964 and remains the first production Aston Martin to be equipped with a 5-speed gearbox, electric windows with tinted glass and twin fuel filler caps. With greater refinement and more performance than its predecessors the DB5 as become widely acknowledged as the most famous car in the world, no doubt as a result of the model’s association with the fictional secret agent, James Bond 007.
First registered in 1965 this exceptional DB5 delights in its original condition and colour specification of Dubonnet Rosso with black hides. A low mileage example with a highly detailed and comprehensive service and ownership file spanning over 45 years of use. A clearly much loved and cherished by its previous custodians, regardless of cost.
Less than 900 coupes were manufactured for global distribution, this example still retaining its original matching numbers engine and 5 speed transmission. Both have been rebuilt by respected specialists in recent years with the engine being upgraded to 4.2 litre specification. This distinctive car stands out in being one of the few remaining in this period popular and original colour.
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