1965 Aston Martin DB5 for sale, RHD, UK car, originally supplied by HWM Motors. The car comes from a private Aston Martin collection and has been maintained regardless of cost by Marques specialist Desmond J Smail, and Aston Martin “Works”. Chassis No. DB5/1997/R is finished in it’s original stunning silver birch. This DB5 was the subject of extensive restoration work in the early 80’s including a full bare metal respray and today looking every bit as fresh. Engine, gearbox and driveline work perfectly with excellent oil pressure. The car has had comprehensive engine, suspension and brake work over the years resulting in the car feeling taught and refined on the road. It retains it’s original blue interior with good patina and excellent original carpets.
Variant: Coupe This beautiful Aston Martin DB5 is in outstanding condition and ticks all the right boxes when owning such car. Not the usual James Bond Silver Birch, but a really lovely Bronze with its original Beige leather trim, something different and classy. Delivered and supplied new to Eton Garages in Slough, on 18 June 1964 before being sold to Drake and Gorham Ltd in Salisbury with a registration number 312 KM, this is supported by to original buff logbook for the car. When sold to the next owner in April 1964 the registration number was changed to the current 5736 PP, which comes with the car. A further private owner is on the documentation before the third owner a respected ex-motor museum owner in the west country purchased the car in late 1990’s. Invoices in the large history file indicate that the bodywork was freshened up. Airways Garage in Hayes, Middlesex, rebuilt the engine in 1970 and the odometer was reading 64,489 miles, which we feel is correct. Following this all the MOT’s and other documents support the mileage. The was purchased by the current owner at the Bonham’s Newport sale in May 2012 and used for a few thousand miles and two years and a few minor repairs, before the car was taken off the road. Then over the next two years he commissioned the total body and chassis restoration, including a total engine rebuild to 4.2 litre by Bill Goodall. The interior leather was kept as he felt it was so original and good, he just replace all the seat foams and carpet, just to freshen the car up. Totally rewired, brakes suspension refurbished, new Turrion wheels and tyres, the car wants for nothing. The owner has driven the car for 2,000 kms in the last two years, for special occasions only and lives in a controlled heated garage.
--Aston Martin Midnight Blue with Fawn leather interior, Blue carpeting and Blue cloth convertible top, 5-speed ZF transmission, Rare Factory air conditioning. This DB5 Convertible is well-known to Autosport Designs, Inc. having been my personal car many years ago and prior to its last ownerships. Sold in 2000 in excellent restored condition after just having won a Best in Class award at the 2000 Greenwich Concours, it was decided to completely disassemble this DB5C with the thought of making it a concours winner the world over. This said, if you read its accolades below, you will agree, the job was accomplished! Restored by marque specialists Steel Wings, this DB5C received a body off restoration with absolutely no stone unturned. It has been received the following concours awards as follows… 2007 AMOC Lime Rock CT / 1st Place in Class DB5-6 Aston’s AMOC Lime Rock Classic / Best in Show Radnor PA Concours d’Elegance and Tour / Best New Restoration 2008 Greenwich CT Concours d’Elegance / Best Post-War Convertible AMOC Lime Rock CT / 1st in Elite Class / Best in Show Buckingham PA Concours d’Elegance / Best in Show & George Carr Memorial Award 2009 Pebble Beach CA Concours d’Eleganc
IN THE SAME OWNERSHIP FOR THE LAST 20 YEARS Brand Aston Martin Type DB5 Color Green Interior Green Year of build 1965 Price € 835.000,- 1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Aston Martin DB5, well known as being the most famous car in the world One of the most iconic classic cars Superb color combination By driving the car, you definitely feel yourself a bit James Bond The Aston Martin DB5 is one of the most iconic classic cars and because of that a serious investment. Nearly fifty years after its screen debut in 1964, the DB5 has left an indelible mark on popular culture. Due to the amazing impact James Bond had and and still has, the DB5 is a car which has to be part in almost every serious classic car collection. In the late 1950s, Aston Martin was still a small, highly exclusive car manufacturer that produced less than 250 hand-built cars per year. Their clientele was an exclusive base of discerning connoisseurs of grand touring motor cars, many who were attracted to the company due to its successes in sports car racing. The DB5 was costing roughly twice of a new Jaguar E-type. In 1963, Aston Martin introduced the DB5 at the Earl’s Court Motor Show in London. The design was similar to the DB4,
Engine Size 4 l Mileage 62,400 miles Previous Owners 3 Bodystyle Coupe Seats 4 Transmission Manual Exterior Colour Dubonnet Rosso Interior Trim Tan There is no doubting the Aston Martin DB5’s classic credentials. With some justification it is often referred to as the most famous car in the world. DB5s adorn collections worldwide. Of no doubt also are the credentials of Led Zeppelin. Rock anthems such as Stairway to Heaven, performed by Robert Plant CBE, have endured and with some justification. The band have become an icon of 20th century popular cultural. The Aston Martin DB5 we are delighted to offer, chassis number 1744/R, was built in 1965 and found its way into Robert Plant’s ownership in the early 1970s. Robert Plant, a West Midlands resident, held ownership until the summer 1986, when it was sold to father and son collectors, also based in the West Midlands. Shortly thereafter the car was entrusted to Aston Martin agents, Chapman Spooner, for restorative works bringing the car to its current and exemplary condition. Entered into a number of AMOC and local concours during the 1980s, the car remained in this ownership until 2008 when it was purchased by the current owner from
Full Description This DB5 convertible was restored in 1985 by Steel Wings to a very high show standard using as many of the original parts as possible. Since then, this car has remained with the current owner and has been stored in a climate controlled environment and seen minimal miles put on it. Although an older restoration, the DB5 Convertible has held up extremely well. This car is a dream to drive with 310 hp producing a spectacular exhaust note. The engine was rebuilt by Steel Wings eight years ago and at that time the Weber conversion was done and the capacity was increased to 4.2 liter. The original carburetors, manifolds and air box come with the car. A full original tool roll and jack come with the car and also an owner's handbook. The car was originally purchased by Mr. Harold Dubilier of York Electronics Corporation in New York. The second owner was Mr. Robert Stockman of Danbury CT. The current owner acquired the DB5 Convertible from Mr. Stockman. The build sheet for this car lists the interior trim as black with red piping and paint is listed as Fiesta red. Mr. Dubilier was interested in getting a DB5 Convertible but did not want a red car. This car was painted black
Chassis # DB5/1738/R Engine #400/1726 Built on October 1st 1964. The History of the car can be traced back to 1994 when the car was professionally converted from RHD to LHD by Chapman Spooner Ltd in England at cost of £ 7'400 and sold to Mr. Neelsen in Hamburg/Germany. Since then the car was always very well maintained and serviced regularely. A complete engine rebuild was commissioned in 2002 by its previous owner. It was then acquired by its present Swiss owner in 2006 and imported into Switzerland. The car is Matching numbers and was delivered in “Dubonnet” Red with Grey Connolly Leather – Today the car is painted Silver metallic with dark Blue leather interior. The car was inspected and valuated by the Swiss Aston Martin Heritage Center in Safenwil in July 2013. It is in excellent overall condition and drives very well. Swiss Veteran registered Price on request http://grabersportgarage.ch/1964-aston-martin-db5.html
This matching numbers UK RHD DB5 is in superb condition throughout, and has benefited from extensive expenditure in recent years. It is a great driving car which has appeared at concours events and shows. Fresh from a body and chassis restoration at an Aston specialist, this lovely example is now attractively finished in Georgian Silver rather than its original colour of Platinum (white). Complete with its original logbook, a copy of the factory build sheet, a very rare original Instruction Book and a Heritage Certificate. The history file also includes extensive ownership and maintenance records, including photographs. Originally supplied in the UK, the car later spent some time in Milan where it was initially repainted red, before being reconditioned, repainted and displayed as part of a James Bond tour of Italy. In 2012 the DB5 was imported back to UK and in 2013 had a full engine rebuild and bare metal respray in Georgian Silver. Further works followed at Aston specialists and most recently the car has had extensive chassis restoration. Following this work this lovely Aston appeared at the 2013 Regent Motor Show London and the AMOC Concours at Hampton Court Palace in 2014.