1964 Aston Martin

DB5 Coupe

Sierra Blue with Grey leather interior and Grey carpeting, 5-speed ZF manual gearbox, Restored, 4.2 liter engine, Original left hand drive with chrome wire wheels, Matching numbers.

This DB5 was ordered on February 29th of 1964 by Garage Hubert Patthey. It was built to the strict specifications of Eugene Schneuwly, a resident of Granges-Paccot, Switzerland. It was designed for continental use and given a 3.77:1 rear axle, chrome wheels, Dunlop RS5 tires, instrumentation in kilometers, Bray immersion heater, Motorola radio and a detachable passenger headrest. It was delivered to its first owner on June 25th of 1964. It remained in Switzerland for a number of years, later appearing at E. Ritter Garage of Efingerstrasse 79 in Basel.

In 1999, it was sold to Dutch art dealer and auto enthusiast Robert Noortman. Mr. Noortman retained the car for five years during which time he refurbished the gearbox, rear axle and braking system.

In February of 2004, it was purchased at the Christies Motorcars auction at Retromobile in Paris by Mr. Andrew Kissel, Greenwich, Connecticut and subsequently imported by Autosport Designs, Inc. on his behalf. It was serviced by Autosport Designs, Inc. and kept by Mr. Kissel until being traded to Autosport towards another DB5 Coupe that had been restored.

In May of 2005 it was sold to a California resident. In the years to come it was treated to a complete restoration by Julian Walton Masters of Winning Makes, Santa Barbara, CA.

In June of 2011, it was treated to $60,000 worth of mechanical work, including an engine rebuild and upgrade to 4.2 liter specifications.

In 2012 this DB5 was sold at the Gooding and Company Pebble Beach auction by its last owner.

Recently, this DB5 was shown at the 2012 Amelia Island Concourse dElegance where it finished 2nd to a DB5 Convertible restored by Autosport Designs, Inc.

This DB5 car has a tool kit, instrument book and a copy of the factory build record. It has the correct, matching numbers engine and original data tags.

This DB5 has been very well cared for, with much money spent in the recent past on cosmetics, mechanicals and suspension. The DB5 has traveled approximately 3,000 miles since the above-mentioned work was completed, the body and structure are superb throughout and it runs and drives extremely well.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a restored, original LHD DB5 with history from new.

Price On Request