9781907085710
Porter Press International

Aston Martin DB4 G.T. Continuation – History in the Making

The Aston Martin DB4 G.T. is one of the most desirable cars ever made, and was raced in period by the likes of motorsport greats Stirling Moss and Jim Clark. Almost 60 years after the model was first introduced, Aston Martin set out to build 25 continuation examples of the Touring-bodied icon, and this new book from Porter Press tells the full story of that amazing project. With exclusive behind-the-scenes access and stunning photography, it covers the history of the DB4 G.T. as well as the challenges involved with restarting production at the legendary Newport Pagnell factory.

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ISBN : 9781907085710

The Aston Martin DB4 G.T. is one of the most desirable cars ever made, and was raced in period by the likes of motorsport greats Stirling Moss and Jim Clark. Almost 60 years after the model was first introduced, Aston Martin set out to build 25 continuation examples of the Touring-bodied icon, and this new book from Porter Press tells the full story of that amazing project. With exclusive behind-the-scenes access and stunning photography, it covers the history of the DB4 G.T. as well as the challenges involved with restarting production at the legendary Newport Pagnell factory. An essential reference for enthusiasts as well as an entertaining record of this painstakingly impressive journey, this book is a fitting celebration of all things DB4 G.T.     The full story of the DB4 G.T. continuation project, from green light to completed cars. Exclusive in-depth interviews with key figures shed light on the fascinating challenges that had to be overcome in order to restart production. How the team at Aston Martin Works tackled each section of the car, from the engine and gearbox to its sublime bodywork and the smallest pieces of trim. A comprehensive analysis of the DB4 G.T., including its period racing history during the late 1950s and early 1960s The full history of Aston Martin’s famous Newport Pagnell works, from Salmons coachbuilders and Tickford all the way up to the present day.  A superb selection of archive and modern photography, including a bespoke shoot of the prototype The author continuation DB4GT.

Informations complémentaires

Dimensions 280 × 240 mm
Marque

Aston Martin

Langue

Anglais

Année de parution

2019

Auteur(s)

James Page

Editeur

Porter Press International

Reliure

Cartonnée avec jaquette

Categories
Photos Plus de 100 photos et illustrations
Pages 128