Hexagon Classics are delighted to offer this wonderful example of the final production series of the Aston Martin DB6; the Mk 2.
1 of only 46 cars produced
5 speed ZF gearbox: correct matching numbers
Chassis no. db6mk2fi /4224 /r Engine no. 400/4537fi
The DB6 had differed from its predecessors in having a longer wheelbase which, at 8′ 5¾”, was 3¾” longer than that of the DB5. This meant more room for rear passengers, which made the DB6 more of a family GT and helped it sell better than earlier models in the series. The bodywork was distinctive, with a slightly higher roofline than the DB4 and DB5, and featured an aerodynamically efficient abbreviated ‘Kamm’ tail.
Our correct matching numbers DB6 Mk 2 “Vantage” is documented by Aston Martin Lagonda Limited as being one of only 46 cars to be originally manufactured with the AE Brico fuel injection system. As this was not properly factory-developed, virtually all these cars were later converted by Aston Martin Service Department to triple Weber carburettors and air vent strakes changed to Vantage, as our example has been. A significant improvement over the 285 bhp of the standard DB6, according to the factory this 5-speed manual car now produces a reputed 325 bhp and is presented in this ultimate specification.
Supplied new on the 16th February 1970 by Wharf Garages Ltd, Melton Mowbray, this outstanding Mk 2 retains its factory colour combination of Verde Aqua metallic with Pigskin colour Connolly VM hide interior, as initially supplied from new by Aston Martin.
On Hexagon Classics acquisition, we commissioned a comprehensive mechanical overhaul by marque specialists Pugsley & Lewis and a complete interior re-trim using the correct Connolly Vaumol hides. Accompanying the car in the chassis file: Drivers instruction handbook, original BMIHT certificate, Pictorial restoration pictures, Tool Roll, Aston Martin DB6 MK 2 brochure, period Aston Martin DB6 Vantage road test. We are delighted to offer for sale this ultra-rare DB6 Mk 2 to Vantage specification, which is presented in superb condition throughout.
Available to view at our London showrooms.
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