1966 Aston Martin DB6 Headlines Vintage and Late-Model European Collectibles at Barrett-Jackson’s 2024 Palm Beach Auction

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ April 12, 2024Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will feature an incredibly diverse docket of collectible automobiles, all with No Reserve, during the annual Palm Beach Auction held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on April 18-20, 2024. Included within the docket will be many highly desirable vintage and late-model European collectibles. Leading the highly coveted group of European performance cars crossing the block is a stunning red 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Saloon (Lot #731) that was fully restored in 1998 by R.S. Williams of London. Modern European horsepower and design is showcased by a 2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Lot #740), which is one of only 900 produced and equipped with the Carbon Package.

“From the birth of the automobile, European automakers have crafted some of the most spectacular cars in the world,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “From trend-setting classic European cars to the modern performance and style of late-model supercars, our Palm Beach Auction will be a great opportunity to add some serious European panache to any collection.”

The restored 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Saloon (Lot #731) features an upgraded engine producing 310 horsepower and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The restoration also included a complete brake and suspension overhaul, as well as a chassis and bare metal repaint to Fiesta Red. It comes with documentation that includes British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certified Copy of Factory Record.

Another vintage mid-engine supercar set to cross the block is an early-built pre-L 1972 De Tomaso Pantera (Lot #692) that is powered by a 351ci V8 engine paired with a 5-speed ZF manual transmission. This original condition Pantera is equipped with the OEM interior, glass and engine components while new cooling system hoses were added. It rides on the original Pantera Campagnolo magnesium wheels wrapped with the original tires and has only 1,592 miles.

“We’re offering many superb examples of the most impressive European marques at this year’s Palm Beach Auction,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “From Aston Martin to Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche, we take pride in building dockets that feature a diverse selection that appeals to every type of enthusiast. Each of these European cars will cross the block at No Reserve, giving bidders the chance to take home the vehicles of their dreams.”

Powered by a 759-horsepower engine with a 7-speed single-clutch automatic transmission, the 2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Lot #740) on the docket is one of the fastest Lamborghinis produced, with the model setting a record for a production car at Nürburgring with a lap time of 6:44.97. This example features an Alcantara interior, premium sound, navigation, Bluetooth and dual climate control and has only 2,865 miles. Lot #710 is a hardtop convertible 2017 Ferrari 488 Spider powered by a turbocharged V8 engine mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission. The black and red interior features Daytona-style seats, Ferrari Cavallino stitched on the headrests and a carbon-fiber steering wheel. 

A 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S (Lot #683) on offer is capable of speeds over 225 mph, and accelerates 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. It is finished in Sapphire Blue over a gray interior with Porsche-embossed seats and includes the Sport Chrono and Light Design Packages. Finished in Rosso Corsa Red, a 1990 Ferrari Testarossa (Lot #750) is powered by its original 4.9-liter flat 12-cylinder engine capable of 380 horsepower, backed by a 5-speed manual transaxle with a limited-slip differential and controlled by a gated shifter.

Automotive enthusiasts interested in registering to bid at the 2024 Palm Beach Auction may do so here. Those looking to consign their own collector car may do so here.

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About the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. Welcoming hundreds of thousands of attendees per year, Barrett-Jackson produces several live collector car auctions where thousands of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson features live television coverage of their events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as all the cars, all the time via their produced livestream on Barrett-Jackson.com. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.