Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1995
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold/Palladium/Platinum coated
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Aston Martin and related Automobilia Sale
9 May 2009
Aston Martin Lagonda Limited,
Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks MK16 9AN
Sale viewings - 9 May 2009 09:00-14:00
Automobilia sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 10:30
Motor Cars sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 15:30
This unique Aston Martin DB7 has been entirely covered in gold, palladium and platinum by Alchemist, the London-based luxury car customisation firm run by renowned French art director, Jacques Blanc, famed for his work on campaigns for Mercedes-Benz, L’Oreal and Hugo Boss. The result is a bespoke Aston Martin worthy of inclusion in any James Bond movie - if not for ‘007’ himself, then certainly for arch villain, Auric Goldfinger. ‘This is a truly unique car,’ says Blanc. ‘Tutenkhamen’s chariot was decorated with gold leaves, and we have simply brought that ancient and opulent tradition into the 21st Century.’
The gilded DB7 was commissioned by the vendor, Prince Francesco Maria Sesto Ruspoli, ‘The Man with the Golden Ca