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.
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…
- Posted October 25, 2012
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- Tim Scott ©2012 Courtesy of RM Auctions