20th Sep, 2023 10:00

30th Anniversary Sale at The Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire

 
  Lot 113
 

2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Sportshift Coupe
Just 29,985 miles at time of consignment

Sold for £26,417

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: SN57 CFM
Chassis No: SCFBE03BX7GC07587
MOT: August 2024

  • Sportshift Coupe
  • Current ownership since January 2017
  • Displaying only 29,985 miles at time of consignment
  • Serviced by Aston Martin Cambridge
  • Meticulously kept by current lady owner

Following the unveiling of the AMV8 Vantage concept car in 2003 at the North American International Auto Show, the production version, known as the V8 Vantage was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 2005 for the 2006 model year. Featuring bonded aluminium structure for strength and lightness, the V8 Vantage was initially powered by a 4.3-litre quad-cam 32-valve V8 which produced 380 bhp and propelled the car to 60mph in just 4.9 seconds, with a top speed of 175mph and benefited from a 49/51 front/rear weight distribution due to its front mid mounted engine with rear mounted transaxle. Later in 2006, Aston introduced their automated manual gearbox option, the sportshift. Sportshift added electro-hydraulic control to the existing Vantage 6-speed manual gearbox to offer improved shift times and replaced the conventional manual gear lever with push button controls and paddles on the steering wheel. The Vantage was an immediate success. Some estimate by the time the car was first shown, some dealers had as much as a three year waiting list and the car was one of only two cars added to BBC Top Gear’s ‘DB9 Section’ mini fridge, reserved for cars even cooler than ‘Sub Zero’. The car would later go on to receive Jeremy Clarkson’s 2005 Best Sounding Car of the Year, and Coolest Car of the Year. Nowadays, the V8 Vantage is still considered one of the best looking cars of all time and has become an undisputed modern classic.

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage, a quintessential British sports car, is a true automotive masterpiece. This particular model, which first graced the roads on September 1st, 2007, is a shining example of timeless elegance and high-performance engineering. Finished in a striking Toro Red exterior, it exudes an aura of sophistication and power. The interior of this V8 Vantage is equally impressive, featuring a two-tone Phantom Grey & Falcon Grey hide interior, which perfectly complements the exterior coluor. The Blue Haze carpets add a touch of luxury to the cabin, creating a harmonious and inviting atmosphere for both the driver and passengers. This V8 Vantage is equipped with a Sportshift automatic gearbox, providing a seamless and exhilarating driving experience. The automatic transmission seamlessly combines the convenience of an automatic with the precision of a manual, delivering swift gear changes and responsive performance.

In January 2017, this Aston Martin V8 Vantage found its current home with a discerning lady owner who has meticulously cared for it since. Regular maintenance and servicing have been entrusted to Aston Martin Cambridge, ensuring that this exceptional vehicle remains in peak condition. At the time of consignment, this V8 Vantage had only covered a mere 29,985 miles, a testament to its limited and carefully managed usage. It comes with a current MOT certificate, assuring its roadworthiness for the foreseeable future. The Aston Martin is accompanied by a complete set of essentials, including two keys, an owners pack, the toolkit, a car cover for added protection, and a history file. This file includes the current V5 documentation, invoices from Aston Martin Cambridge, and specification sheets, providing a solid record of its service history and specifications. In summary, this Aston Martin V8 Vantage is a prime example of automotive excellence, combining breathtaking design, high-performance capabilities, and meticulous care from its current lady owner. With its rich history and exceptional condition, it stands as a true testament to the Aston Martin legacy.

For more information, please contact:
Julian Pinkster
julian.pinkster@handh.co.uk
07889 223 904

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: 30th Anniversary Sale at The Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 20th Sep, 2023

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