The first version of the DB6, called the Mk I, was produced from 1965 to 1969. In August 1969, the Mk II was launched, with revised seats and flared wheel arches to fit the wider tires also used on the Aston Martin DBS. The introduction of an optional AE Brico electronic fuel injection and the standard power steering made the new version especially nice to drive, and is quite popular with collectors today. The design of the Aston Martin DB6 was close to those of the DB4 and DB5, its main differences being the longer wheelbase, split bumpers and Kamm-style tail. The aerodynamics were also greatly improved, giving the car more stability at high speed, which was particularly valuable with an average top speed of 150 mph. The Beverly Hills Car Club is available to answer any questions you might have about the 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Convertible. Speak with one of their experts today to request more information about their inventory of classic Aston Martins of all conditions.
The DB6 is Aston Martin’s longest production run at the time. With the Mark II, it seems like the engineers simply couldn’t stop trying to perfect their beloved Grand Tourer. And they did a good job! The DB6, (especially the Convertible model) is a exceptionally fun vehicle, greatly appreciated by enthusiasts today. Made available with the Aston Martin famous Vantage engine option, the horsepower went up to 325, which was a great performance for the era. If you’re considering purchasing a DB6 Convertible, always fully inspect any potential purchase prior to making a final decision. You’ll want to ensure that engine and chassis numbers match historic records and that you fully understand the overall condition of the body, electrical and mechanical components. Knowing these things can help ensure you’re not paying too much.
If you’re considering purchasing a particular example of a 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Convertible, give The Beverly Hills Car Club a call today. Their team of Aston Martin classic experts will gladly help you appraise the vehicle and give you useful buyer’s tips. Connect today for more tips on the Aston Martin DB6 Convertible! In the meantime, be sure to browse their online inventory to view the Aston Martin classic models currently available in their Los Angeles showroom. Connect today to get started.
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