1974 Aston Martin V8Series II Saloon to 'Vantage X' Spec.
Year of manufacture1974
Exterior brand colourCambridge Blue
Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
1974 Aston Martin V8 Series 3 Saloon to 'Vantage X' specification
Registration no. DXD 97N
Chassis no. V8/11273/RCA
Engine no. V/540/1273
Estimate: £32,000 - 38,000
This right-hand drive Aston Martin V8 has the desirable ZF five-speed manual transmission and is finished in Cambridge Blue with dark blue leather interior. The car was purchased new in July 1974 by a Mr Dyne and in July 1981 was shipped to Singapore, from whence it returned to the UK in October 1983. An expired MoT on file dated December 1983 records the mileage at that time as 32,414. In January 1984 the car was sent for servicing to the factory, which had looked after it prior to export and continued to maintain it until the late 1980s when marque specialists Ian Mason Ltd took over, assuming responsibility for the next few years.
In May 1992 (at 55,918