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1969 Aston Martin DB6 Coupe / DB6/4060/RAC Vehicle Information

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1969 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

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Sold for $275,000 at 2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona.
Aston Martin introduced the DB6 in October 1965 at the London Motor Show and it served as the successor to the D5. Many consider the car to be one of the finest grand tourers ever produced. They came equipped with a four-liter, twin-cam, inline six-cylinder engine with an aluminum alloy block, seven main bearings, and a deep-breathing cross-flow head. The car could carry four adults comfortably and had a 140-mph top speed. They had a 101.5-inch wheelbase and a 22-gallon fuel tank. Armstrong Selectaride rear shock absorbers could be adjusted from the driver's seat, compensating for the weight of the rear-seat passengers.

The exterior styling of the DB6 had a familiar resembled to the DB5 due to the aerodynamic, competition-style covered headlights. The DB6 was given a taller roofline and a less steeply raked windshield. In the back was a squared-off Kammback tail with an upswept spoiler lip which helped reduce rear-lift while also improving high-speed handling. The hood had a broad air scoop and a pair of air vents on the front fenders.

This Aston Martin DB6 was completed on August 14, 1969. It was purchased new by Production Pattern & Engineering Co. Ltd., of Blyth Road, Hayes, Middlesex. The body was finished in Velvet Green, with matching Connolly leather and Sherwood Bronze carpeting. The car was fitted with many 'Non-Standard Equipment' including chrome road wheels, a heated rear window, power-assisted steering, front seat belts, three-ear hubcaps, and a power-operated aerial. Currently, the car has a 'sliding roof' which was not part of its original build sheet. The Webasto Everflex sunroof presently installed is of the factory type and has been present on the car for many years.

The car was eventually exported to the United States and professionally converted to its present left-hand-drive configuration. It is believed to have been repainted at some point, though the interior is of the original Connolly leather. The dual overhead cam six-cylinder has triple SU side-draft carburetors and offers 282 horsepower. There is a three-speed Borg-Warner automatic transmission and power-assisted four-wheel disc brakes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2015



2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $275,000-USD $350,000 
Sale Price :
USD $275,000

1969 Aston Martin DB6 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1969 sales)
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 Volante Convertible to Vantage Specification
Chassis#: DB6MK2VC/3754/R
Sold for USD$925,362
  2019 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 2 Vantage
Chassis#: DB6MK2/4125/L
Sold for USD$434,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1969 Aston Martin DB6 'Mark 1' Vantage Project
Chassis#: DB6/3585/R
Sold for USD$252,734
  2015 Bonhams : The Beaulieu Sale
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2
Chassis#: DB6MK2/4109/R
Sold for USD$280,000
  2015 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/4060/RAC
Sold for USD$275,000
  2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1969 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VOLANTE
Chassis#: DBVC/3737/R
Sold for USD$902,166
  2014 THE ASTON MARTIN WORKS SALE
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Chassis#: DB6/4028/R
Sold for USD$302,844
  2013 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Volante
Chassis#: DBVC/3731/R
Sold for USD$469,434
  2013 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Sale: Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/4064/R
Sold for USD$167,152
  2013 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Coupé
Chassis#: DB6/4037/R
Sold for USD$285,500
  2013 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction
1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1969 ASTON MARTIN DBS 6 AUTO
Sold for USD$35,338
  2012 Anglia Car Auctions - King's Lynn
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/3569/R
Sold for USD$241,548
  2012 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Service Sale
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2
Chassis#: DB6MK2/4116/R
Sold for USD$382,269
  2012 The Pavilion Gardens
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mark II Vantage
Chassis#: DB6MK2/4125/L
Sold for USD$324,500
  2011 Gooding and Company - The Amelia Island Auction
1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1969 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGE
Sold for USD$266,314
  2011 Rétromobile
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk II Vantage Saloon
Chassis#: DB6 MK2 4125 L
Sold for USD$265,500
  2010 Bonhams - Greenwich Concours d'Elegance-Collectors' Motorcars
1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  1969 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/4003/R
Sold for USD$84,007
  2009 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/3525/R
Sold for USD$109,374
  2009 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/3547R
Sold for USD$80,807
  2008 Coys Auction - True Greats
 
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Volante
Chassis#: DBVC/3705/R
Sold for USD$455,186
  2008 Bonhams - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1969 Aston Martin DB6's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1969 Aston Martin DB6 VolanteDBVC/3734/R2020 Bonhams : Goodwood Speedweek $550,000$650,000
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mark 2 Vantage Fuel InjectionDB6/MK2/F1/4107/R2020 H & H Imperial War Museum Duxford $260,000$300,000
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk2 Sports SaloonDB6MK2/4117/R2018 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Sale $300,000$350,000
1969 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VOLANTEDBVC/3705/R2016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale $1,000,000$1,200,000
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk1 CoupeDB6/3584/R2009 Shannons Auctions 2009 Shannons Sydney Spring Classic Vehicle Auction   
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk2 Volante Convertible to Vantage specificationDB6MK2VC/3754/R2009 Aston Martin Lagonda Limited $320,000$360,000
1969 Aston Martin DB6 SaloonDB6/4068/R2008 Bonhams Aston Martin and related Automobilia $70,000$80,000
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage SaloonDB6/4038/RC2005 Bonhams Important Collectors' Motor Cars $50,000$70,000

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Aston Martin DB6 Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2409/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2414
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2448/R
Engine Num: 400/2394

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2513/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2507/V
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2590/R
Engine Num: 400/2607

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2740/R
Engine Num: 400/2760
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2880/L
Engine Num: 400/2883/V

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2625/LN
Engine Num: 400/3345
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2722/L
Engine Num: 400/2697/V

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2803/LN
Engine Num: 400/2794/V

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2832/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2826
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2834/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2814

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3052/LC
Engine Num: 400/4900/SVC
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3141/R
Engine Num: 400/3198

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Shooting Brake
Coachbuilder: Radford
Chassis Num: DB6/S/2688/L
Engine Num: 400/2613
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB63364R

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1968 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3340/LC
Engine Num: 400/3437/VC

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1968 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB63232R
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1969 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/4037/R
Engine Num: 400/4131

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1969 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/4060/RAC
Engine Num: 400/4232
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1969 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6MK2/4125/L
Engine Num: 400/4355/VC

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1970 Coupe
Chassis Num: 3381
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1970 Coupe
Chassis Num: 4307/R
Engine Num: 400/4724/VC

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB6
1970 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6MK2/4214/LC
Engine Num: 400/4536/VC

1969 Aston Martin DB6

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