Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1997
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Buckingham Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
1997 Aston Martin DB7 Volante Convertible
Registration no. P975 RVS
Chassis no. SCFAA111VK201509
Engine no. 98 6721B (see text)
Estimate: £18,000 - 22,000
Footnote:
First registered in March 1997, this manual transmission DB7 Volante was purchased from Alan Baker (Aston Service London) in November 2005 at 40,628 miles, at which time the car had had three owners. The Aston was used locally in Chelsea as well as for a round trip each month to Dorset (until April 2008) and during the polo season for runs to Smiths Lawn (Ascot) and Cowdray Park plus an annual trip to Deauville every summer. Fewer than 5,000 miles were covered annually up to March 2009, the MoT certificate issued in October 2009 recording the mileage at that time as 61,456.
In March 2009 a coolant hose under the engine burst while the car was under way in heavy traff