NOTE: This description is for reference only; the car featured is now sold. Photographs are taken from various DB4 GT Zagato re-creations undertaken by Aston Workshop in recent years.
We can however; construct a car to order specifically for you from a donor chassis DB4, DBS etc, the price will vary depending on final specification.
General Construction details
Body & Chassis
The car is to be fully stripped of all components, back to bare metal body shell. All aluminium panels removed from chassis floor pan assembly. Chassis blast cleaned to remove all corrosion. Full inspection and all corroded metalwork removed and replaced then reworked to Zagato specification, chassis re-blasted, then powder-epoxy coated. Zagato body handcrafted and fitted to chassis.
The car is to be painted in the colour of your choice, in latest, high specification, Water based paints with laquer, using double-block hand flattening process. The bodyshell acid-treated then oven dried and etch primed. High-build primers in between block flattening are used to achieve the ultimate flatness. Full detailing is given to all panel edges and shut areas. Final colour is trapped in several coats of high quality two pack lacquer and hand flatted and polished.
Interior & Trim
The interior is re-trimmed in a colour of your choice using best quality leather and Wilton carpets. Dashboard and instrument stripped and restored to original specification. Body fittings renewed and restored to the highest standards.
The car to be reassembled using all new rubber seals and trims. All chrome work will be refurbished to concours condition, all plated items re-plated to original specification.
Seat comfort to be discussed, high level soundproofing and insulation.
Fit new front windscreen, glass and Perspex all round and new finishers.
Engine is stripped and fully rebuilt to 4.2 litre vantage specification using Cosworth pistons and new liners. The DB4 GT 12 plug cylinder head will be built to accept the use of un-leaded fuel. All ancillary components will be fully overhauled or replaced as required and finished in original specification paints or plating as appropriate.
The carburettors and air box are to be fully overhauled to concourse standard or renewed as appropriate. All under-bonnet components are renewed as required. Engine test run on our in-house Dynamometer before refitting to car. A full new stainless steel exhaust system will be fitted with extra silencers as DB5 specification.
The gearbox options to be discussed are 4 speed manual original, 5 speed manual original, 4 speed auto modern or 5 speed manual modern.
Suspension & Steering
Fully overhaul the suspension and steering including sand blasting and bead blasting of all components and refinishing in Bonda primer and 2K black enamel.
Careful inspection of all moving / wearing components will be carried out, and all bushings etc. renewed throughout. The steering rack will be fully overhauled and re-fitted with new mountings and ball joints. Rear shock absorbers modified to up-right dampers and a Monte Carlo Handling Kit fitted. New wheels and tyres are fitted to the car. ( 7 inch Borrani type rims ) Full specification to be discussed depending on customer preference.
The braking system is to be fully stripped and rebuilt using new calipers to DB5 specification with twin circuit brake servo boosters and new master cylinder fitted. All pipe work renewed throughout in Kunifer with brass fittings with new flexible hoses.
Electrical system to have full new wiring harness, with all ancillaries renewed or rebuilt high output alternator, hi-speed starter and halogen head lights.
Testing and Delivery
Car is fully road tested and inspected to iron out any bugs, and delivered with a full 12 month warranty.
£75,000 deposit, balance with stage payments and vat if applicable subject to the supply of a donor vehicle.
Please contact a member of our sales team to discuss your personal requirements or for any further information regarding the commissioning of an Aston Workshop re-creation.
Tel - 01207 233525 (day)
Mob - 07785 115737 (any time)
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