1979 Aston Martin V8

Vantage

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1979
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Tourmaline Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: CYW 933V Chassis Number: V8VOR12194
This fine V8 is a rare early factory Vantage, believed to be the third to roll off the production line and converted to automatic transmission by Aston Martin Works Service at the request of Aston Martin director P. Cadbury; this example was 1 of only 3 cars converted at the request of Aston directors (the whereabouts of the other two cars is unknown) and a full 6 years before automatic transmission was officially offered on this model.
Supplied with a fully documented history file detailing considerable recent expenditure including replacement sills in 2003, new brake discs in 2007, re-trim in 2005, replacement air conditioning in 2006 and other assorted invoices for many more thousands of pounds from Nicholas Mee and HWM. A new steering wheel, updated stereo, Vanquish starter button and Ronal wheels enh