2000 2000 Aston Martin DBS - SWB Volante Special Edition

SWB Volante Special Edition

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    SCFDAM2C3YBL71006
  • Engine number 
    590/R/71006/M
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Cumberland Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Footnotes
Due to some considerable early success and a great number of customer requests, the Special Projects Team at Aston Martin's Works Service facility began a feasibility study to investigate the possibility of building the ultimate convertible Aston Martin. This was to become the Supercharged V8 Vantage Volante Special Edition. Under the direction and guidance of Works Service Director Kingsley Riding-Felce, the Special Projects Team had become synonymous with the development and building of many significant coachbuilt Aston Martin and Lagonda models for discerning owners around the world. A great deal of research was carried out and the business decision made to manufacture nine 'last of the line' Vantage Volantes to a unique specification.

The Volante convertible version of the Virage coupé had first appeared in 1992 and in 1998 was re-engineered along V8 Coupé lines with a wheelbase longer by 200mm (8"). By this time 233 of the original Volantes had been s