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1969 Aston Martin DBS Left Hand Drive Found in New York

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1969 Aston Martin DBS Left Hand Drive
Spotted in New York, a 1969 Aston Martin DBS Left Hand Drive for $117,500 USD.   This car is particular interesting having been owned by the British cultural icon and model Twiggy.   It only shows 25,000 Miles from new but has been sitting since the 1980’s.   This car has  a factory automatic gearbox.
 Do you think the car should carry a premium with its ownership history?  Post your comments!

1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark III Found in St Louis

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1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark III Found in St Louis
Aston Martin cars are appreciating quickly. This is a Aston Martin DB 2/4 that is for sale in St. Louis. It was posted 11 hours ago and looks to be a good deal that will go quickly. Seller states the car has been completely and correctly restored. It is a show quality restoration. This car is currently at the Amelia Island Concours in Florida. It will be transported to St Louis this week where it will be garaged. The owner lives in Switzerland and the broker handling the transaction wants 5% upfront. It sounds a bid shady and should be checked out thoroughly before handing any money over. If its a legitimate sale and everything checks out this would be a great addition for any collector. An early Aston Martin that is in pieces with no interior and a non running non matching engine already commands $120,000 minimum. You could not restore a car for less than the sellers asking price of $225,000. Please be cautious with this one but some of my best transactions have occurred when I was willing to go the extra mile when no one else bothered to go see it.

1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Found for Sale in Connecticut

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1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Found for Sale
Location: Connecticut
This is a super rare Aston Martin DB5 Convertible.   Seller states its a matching numbers car with ID tags for confirmation.  Also this car comes Air Conditioning which is a very rare option for these cars.  Only 123 convertible DB5 were built.  They did not use the “Volante” name until 1965.   The convertibles were built only from 1963 to 1965.   As you probably already know the DB5 prices are skyrocketed to $750,000 USD or more.   These are such iconic cars and finding a convertible to buy is just an incredibly rare opportunity.
  • Originally 19 of the 123 DB5 Convertibles were left hand drive
  • 12 cars were fitted with a factory Vantage engine
  • At least 1 convertible was factory fitted with DB6 specification Vantage engine
  • A rare factory option fitted by Works Service prior to customer delivery was a steel removable hard top
  • From October 1965 to October 1966,  Aston Martin took the last 37 DB5 chassis to make another convertible model.   These 37 cars are referred to as “Short Chassis” Volantes.  They are the first to carry the Volante convertible name.

Aston Martin DB5 Project

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Aston Martin DB5 Project
I went to see my friend’s Aston Martin Project today and 1 of his 5 German Shepherds was waiting to greet me.    I wanted to see how the restoration has been coming along.   It looks amazing in bare metal.    This project is an Aston Martin DB5 that has been taken down to bare aluminum for a full restoration.    The Body repairs are close to being done.   In the past 3 years, these cars have skyrocketed in price.   It seems like only yesterday they were going for $100,000 and now they are $600,000 plus!  Its such a beautiful car and I cant wait until its completed.  

1995 Ferrari 348 Spyder sitting for 3 year in Arizona

1995 Ferrari 348 Spyder sitting for 3 year
Location: Arizona
I was notified that a seller had some cars that have been sitting for a long time in Arizona.
  • 1995 Ferrari 348 Spyder (garaged)
  • 1997 Jaguar XJS V12 convertible (garaged)
  • Mercedes 450 SLC (outside)
Why not?  Lets go check them out! I was able to get to the Ferraro 348 Spyder  in the evening but the battery was completely dead.   We decided to charge the battery overnight and try again in the morning.  The car looked good.  It definitely showed  signs of sitting