It’s Rusted and Broken, But Aston Martin DB6 Still Sells for 131,000 GBP

The Aston Martin DB6 Vantage was one of the company’s most revered models recognised all over the world and associated with Britain’s swinging 1960s culture, but when it went up for sale in November 2013, Bonhams auction house simply described it as a “barn find” as the car was discovered in a barn in a remote area of northern Scotland. Stories such as this are quite frequent. Classic cars are often discovered in unlikely and forgotten places. This is usually because the owner is not aware of vehicle’s value. Why on this occasion the garage proprietor who owned the DB6 thought it wise to keep the car in such squalor has not been explained, but the car’s history shows it was last purchased in 1981 and not been used since the early 1990s. There’s denying that this is a genuine DB6 though, as the vehicle’s chassis number (2489/R) is intact, … Read More

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