1990 Aston Martin Virage

Formerly the property of Mr Rowan Atkinson

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1990
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Cumberland Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
Formerly the property of Mr Rowan Atkinson
1990 Aston Martin Virage Coupé
Registration no. G511 VUU
Chassis no. SCFCAM1S1LBR50010
Engine no. 89/50010/M
Estimate: £15,000 - 18,000
Footnote:
'When the obituary of the Motor Car is written, probably in about seven years' time, I'm sure this design from the pens of British designers Heffernan and Greenley will be remembered as one of the most beautiful front-engined cars ever made. Aston Martin chairman Victor Gauntlett wanted an evolutionary design, and the boys have done him proud. It's got terrific poise and looks every inch an Aston. In fact, the Virage in its present form is a car of such beauty and visual balance it's going to be a difficult shape to modify.' – Rowan Atkinson, Car magazine.
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