1999 Aston Martin DB7

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1999
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    SCFAB3231YK400061
  • Engine number 
    AM200183
  • Lot number 
    337
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Guide price: £34000 - £39000.  
-  UK-supplied, right-hand drive, automatic V12 DB7 Vantage Volante with only 42,500 miles
-  Finished in Pentland Green with Olive and Fawn hide and a dark green mohair hood
-  Incredible service history with £17,500 spent in 2016 with marque specialist R.S. Williams
-  Supplied with both keys, service book and owner's wallet, UK V5c and MoT'd until 19/7/19
  At the Geneva Motor Show in 1999, Aston Martin introduced the long-awaited Vantage version of their successful DB7. Sporting a Cosworth-designed, 5.9-litre V12 producing a creamy 420bhp, the car was super-quick and was electronically limited to 185mph. The V12 had a serious appetite for air compared to its 6-cylinder predecessor, demanding a larger intake and other modifications to the frontal airflow were made to aid cooling. Other changes included chassis and braking upgrades, to cope with the increased performance and Ian Callum enlarged the grille, added fog lamps and re-styled the valances to give the car a more purposeful look. The Vantage interior leather trim was cut and sewn at a special trim shop at Newport Pagnell, where the carpet and wood veneers were also prepared. The 5.9 Litre V12 Vantage Volante, costing over £100,000 at its launch, remained in production until 2004.Offered here, is a DB7 5.9-litre V12 Vantage Volante automatic, supplied new to its first owner on the 11th September 1999 by Grange Aston Martin. This stunning example is finished in the desirable combination of Pentland Green Metallic with an Olive Fawn leather interior and a dark green mohair hood.The original service book is stamped 18 times, predominantly by the supplying dealer, but also by marque specialists. A whole host of work was completed in 2016 by leading Aston Martin authority R.S. Williams which included: four new tyres, fresh fluid and filters, new F.E.A.D belt, new front brake discs, new right-side catalytic converter and sport exhaust fitted, removing and renewing damaged fuel lines, new ABS sensor, re-fitting of passenger airbag, new ignition coil and boot assembly and so forth…. An invoice included in the file documents the £17,255 spent at the aforementioned specialist to ensure everything on this car was perfect. A new mohair hood was also fitted at this time. In September of this year, the car received its annual service at marque specialist Pugsley & Lewis, by which time it had covered 42,231 miles. During the service, Pugsley and Lewis noted that the underside of the car is incredibly clean and well above average condition, a car that has clearly been loved and used in fair weather. Supplied with a UK V5c, desirable ‘V12’ cherished registration, MoT until 19th July 2019, both sets of keys, and its original handbooks and service book, this incredibly well-maintained DB7 Vantage Volante is in fine order. It has covered very few miles since its service, and DB7s of this calibre rarely come to market. With the prices of its DB predecessors continuing to rise, this well-cared for DB7 surely ticks all the boxes for any serious car collector. DB4, 5, 6, and soon the DB7 Vantage. It won't be long!