1997 Aston Martin DB7

Volante

Summary

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

Description

Bonhams Auction - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
Aston Martin Lagonda Works Service
Tickford St
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
17 May 2008

Automobilia 10:30
Aston Martin motor cars 15:30

The DB7 merges contemporary and classic themes. Style and good taste are intrinsic. It stands out in a crowd without being overstated and benefits from intelligent engineering design. Its aerodynamic shape is both elegant and functional - it could only be an Aston Martin.’ - Aston Martin.
It was the company’s 1987 acquisition by Ford that ensured the future of Aston Martin, and the former’s takeover of Jaguar two years later which made possible the revival of the DB line, dormant since the end of DB6 production in 1970. Jaguar’s axed XJ-S replacement - the XJ41 - was deemed more suitable as an ‘entry level’ Aston Martin, and work on the project commenced towards the end of 1991, responsibility for the final design being given to Tom Walkinshaw