As Mercedes-Benz gears up to launch a modern-day version of the classic shooting brake—which to our mind looks much like a sporty station wagon—it’s a good time to take a look at the inspiration.

In fact, you can score one for yourself at RM Auctions’ blowout Battersea Evolution sale in London on October 31.

We’re talking about the ne plus ultra of gentlemanly conveyances:

A 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Shooting Brake, one of only two built, originally owned by motor racing legend Innes Ireland.

With an estimate of about $600,000, it requires a bit of an investment, but this is the kind of powerful, pedigreed British machine that both a bishop and a Bond girl would beg to get their hands on…