This Allemano bodied is a unique example with coachwork designed by Giovanni Savonuzzi.
The rolling chassis was ordered by a close friend of David Brown, Mr. J. O'Hana of Casablanca, who shipped the car to Allemano Serafino of Torino.
With a new Berlinetta body and an engine with DB3 specifications, Mr. O'Hana enjoyed driving and racing the car in Casablanca.
After a thorough restauration, the car won first prize in 'Italian Coachwork Class' at the 1994 Pebble Beach Concours.
Aston Martin Historian, Roger Stowers said about this car "This car must be the best example of foreign coachwork on any Aston Martin".
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