Classic Car Catalogue

Aston Martin 1964 

Great Britain

DB 5 – new model


Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon and Convertible models replaced the DB4s. Powered by a six-cylinder, 3995-cc, 282-bhp engine matched with either a four- or five-speed gearbox (four-speed only available on earlier models) this attractive new model feature a sleek two-door body with faired in headlamps and electrically operated windows. Price £4248 (saloon) and £4635 (convertible).

The DB5 is unchanged for 1965 except that a new engine option will be available. This 4-litre engine gives 325 b.h.p. at 5,750 r.p.m. and has three Weber carburetters, a large-port alloy head, and modified valve timing. No price is yet available. (London report, October '64)

DB 5


DB 5 Volante

James Bond 007 Aston Martin DB 5

DB 5 by Radford


  24h Le Mans 22.06.1964 Entrant: Results: Index:
#   chassis     gen. class perf. eff.
18 DP 214 #0194/R Salmon/Sutcliffe M.Salmon dsq - - -

Aston Martin DP 214 (DB4 GTZ), chassis #0194/R, engine: 3.751 cc. (Mike Salmon - Peter Sutcliffe) at 24h Le Mans, Michael Salmon.