The DB5 was essentially the next generation of the very successful DB4 with many improvements particularly in power, with the new 4.0l version of the Tadek Marek 6 cyl engine, a new 5 speed gearbox and better brakes, making it a superb sports car at the time. Introduced in the summer of 1963, only 1,021 cars were built until October 1965, when production was given over to the DB6. It remains the most Iconic sports car of all time! This DB5 saloon was supplied in May 1964, originally in Sierra Blue and Fawn hide, through dealer Brooklands to a Mr N Ramseyer of Ramseyer Motor Group, Great west Road. The original build sheet shows the car being returned to the factory for servicing and other works up to 1966. It is unclear what then happened to the car until it came into the possession of Martin Daly from Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire in 1978. He kept the car until 1983 when it became the property of Mr Richard Clegg from Macclesfield. Various invoices from Aston Service Dorset in the history file show Mr Clegg owning the car up to 1988. It then came into the possession of a Mr Roy Fournier and it seems from correspondence that the car was in need of some restoration at this stage of its
aston martin 1964 db5 5-speed leather power-steering restored aston-martin rwd petrol british fast 2wd
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