Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1978
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Maroon
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Aston Martin and related Automobilia Sale
9 May 2009
Aston Martin Lagonda Limited,
Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks MK16 9AN
Sale viewings - 9 May 2009 09:00-14:00
Automobilia sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 10:30
Motor Cars sale - 9 May 2009 starting at 15:30
The acquisition of Aston Martin by Company Developments in 1972 brought with it a change of name for the V8-engined cars. Out went the preceding DBS V8 and in came the AM V8. The new, second series V8 was readily distinguishable by its restyled front which now featured two instead of four headlamps and recalled the looks of the earlier David Brown era DB six-cylinder cars. Alloy wheels rather than wires were now standard fit as were electronic ignition and air conditioning.
Notification from by the then new owners Aston Martin Lagonda Limited with this V8’s paperwork confirms that the right-hand drive Mk3 2+2 fixed head auto with 5340cc 4-cam 345bhp engine was supplied new to an AML Distributor on the 9th of June 1978 a