Desmond J. Smail
+44 (0)1234 713 083

Aston Martin 1964 DB5 Convertible

Make|Aston Martin
Model|DB5 Convertible
Exterior Colour|California Sage
Trim Colour|Red
Hood Colour|Black
Date Registered|19/12/1964
Hand of Drive|RHD
+44 (0) 1234 240 636
The DB5 was essentially the next generation of the very successful DB4 but with so many improvements it was launched as a new model. The same 6 cylinder Tadek Marek engine was increased to 4.0 litres with a resultant power improvement of 40hp to 280hp in standard form. A new 5 speed ZF gearbox and much improved braking enhanced the cars driveability and along with many other refinements made this a superb sports car at the time.
The DB5 saloon was introduced in the summer of 1963, a convertible version soon followed and both models remained in production until October 1965 when the factory was given over to the DB6.
The convertible at launch was priced at almost £4,500, much more than the average house price at the time and it’s exclusivity meant that it became one of the must have cars for the rich and famous, as such just 123 examples were ever built!
Whilst our workshops have reopened with a small number of staff our showroom will remain closed a while longer.

If you would like information on a sales car please email as below or call +44 (0) 1234 713 083 and we can send details and discuss a viewing where possible.

If you would like to book a service or discuss a restoration please call +44 (0) 1234 713 083 and we have staff available to help with your enquiry or booking.