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Available from 1957 to 1959, the Aston Martin DB Mark III Drophead Coupe was the final convertible example of the Feltham-era Aston Martins. With exceptionally elegant coachwork by Tickford in Newport Pagnell, the open-top Drophead Coupe was not only powerful, but also stylish and commanded quite a bit of attention during its time. In 1959, at the end of DB Mark III production, the Drophead Coupe would be retired from the range and it would be more than two years before Aston Martin would offer a soft-top car in the form of the DB4. If you’re thinking about buying a 1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Drophead Coupe, you may have quite the time finding one. Of the 552 DB Mark III models produced, only 84 were Drophead Coupes. While it is difficult to estimate how many of these models remain in existence today, rest assured knowing they are highly sought-after in today’s classic car market despite condition. During this era, Aston offered several engine configurations that varied in output. The DBD engine with triple SU carburetors offered 180hp (approximately 14 Drophead Coupe examples were equipped this way), while the DBB Special Series engine offered 195hp. Just two Drophead Coupes were said to be outfitted with the DBB Special Series engine. As such, DB Mark III Drophead Coupes with engine upgrades are highly desirable today.
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If you’re thinking about buying a 1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Drophead Coupe, The Beverly Hills Car Club would be delighted to speak with you regarding your wants and needs. A Los Angeles-based classic car dealership with years of experience buying and selling European and American classics of all makes, models and conditions, their team has the resources you need to find one of these rare and highly sought-after Aston Martin classics. Perhaps one of the biggest Buyer’s Tips that their team can offer, however, is to ensure you fully understand the condition and authenticity of any model you’re considering for purchase. As the last convertible example in the Feltham-era Aston Martin lineup, a 1958 DB Mark III Drophead Coupe can command quite a price tag. Don’t overspend on a classic that is not in the condition or authenticity you require. Likewise, you’ll want to have the car inspected so you fully understand the status of the car’s body, electrical and mechanical. For more Buyer’s Tips like these, The Beverly Hills Car Club encourage you to browse this website at your leisure.
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