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Offline TomE


  • Joined: Aug 2010

  • Location: ADL
Classic Throttle Shop have one as well.  No idea on price but I thought they'd be about 6-700

Same car going by the location photos.
"There's too many self-Indulgent wieners in this city with too much bloody money! Now, if I was driving a 1967 275 GTB four-cam... "



Offline robertb

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Having owned a 1960s Aston Martin 6 cylinder ,a well set up one with full Australian history (pity I never fitted the fuel injection) I can understand the attraction ,all alloy body ,cottage industry built car,VM leather hides and good strong gearbox's .

Having driven a lot of them ,best some them up as fine late 1959s touring cars that were built into the early '70s. Truck like and unless to Vantage specs ,nothing special in the speed stakes ,but a nice car to drive quick in the wet.

Price wise ,a quality period or restored Jaguar E-type 3.8 coupe would run rings around one for a 1/3 of the price ..say 400k for the e-type.

Must be the James Bond thingy.



Offline ferrarista2


  • Joined: Mar 2010

  • Drives: Slowly
  • Location: Sydney
Same car going by the location photos.
Yep, they want $1.75 for that one...........please refer to my last comment.
If you can't be bothered, I'll elaborate.....dreeeaaamminnnn
Everything looks better in carbon fibre



Offline TomE


  • Joined: Aug 2010

  • Location: ADL
Having owned a 1960s Aston Martin 6 cylinder ,a well set up one with full Australian history (pity I never fitted the fuel injection) I can understand the attraction ,all alloy body ,cottage industry built car,VM leather hides and good strong gearbox's .

Having driven a lot of them ,best some them up as fine late 1959s touring cars that were built into the early '70s. Truck like and unless to Vantage specs ,nothing special in the speed stakes ,but a nice car to drive quick in the wet.

Price wise ,a quality period or restored Jaguar E-type 3.8 coupe would run rings around one for a 1/3 of the price ..say 400k for the e-type.

Must be the James Bond thingy.

Bit unfair unfair bench marking against a E Type coupe. You should be comparing the DB5 to a 2+2 E-Type given they are both 4 seaters.
"There's too many self-Indulgent wieners in this city with too much bloody money! Now, if I was driving a 1967 275 GTB four-cam... "



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