New Zealand Classic Car - - The Survivors -


ngus’ As­ton Martin DB5 was orig­i­nally sold to David Lainch­bury, who had a fam­ily en­gi­neer­ing busi­ness in the UK man­u­fac­tur­ing farm equip­ment as well as parts for the fa­mous ‘ bounc­ing’ bombs used in the fa­mous Dam Busters raids of World War II. The only other in­for­ma­tion An­gus has man­aged to gather on David Lainch­bury is that he re­mained in the RAF post-war and patented a con­vey­ing sys­tem. For a long time, the DB5’S his­tory was lost, un­til Robert Bor­rius-broek of Wanaka im­ported the car into New Zealand in 2002. An­gus saw the car in Robert’s han­gar af­ter tak­ing a mind-blow­ing ride in his vin­tage P51 Mus­tang fighter, and said that if ever the car were for sale, he would be in­ter­ested.

Robert knows how to en­joy a car and was able to con­firm it could still meet all its

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