2006Just 9,623km from new
Year of manufacture2006
Exterior brand colourMeteorite Silver
The Peter F. Baumberger Collection of Motorcars
* All sold with No Reserve *
20 Aug 2010
Gstaad Palace Hotel
Lot No: 6
Just 9,623km from new
2006 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Chassis no. SCFBB03B36GC00696
Estimate: CHF70,000 - 80,000
"With the launch of the new V8 Vantage, the baby of the range and a major boost to production volume, the V8 tag has come to stand for aggression, compactness and driver focus. This is a new type of Aston." Autocar, 29th November 2005.
New indeed. First shown as the AMV8 concept car at the 2003 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it was clear from the rapturous reception it received and how close to production-specification it appeared, that Aston Martin was going to follow the DB9 with an entry-level model, one aimed squarely at Porsche's 911.
Sure enough, two years later the finished article debuted at the Geneva Salon. Equipped with a Lotus Elise-style bonded aluminium chassis that had already been employed to great effec