Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1992
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

The Virage was Aston Martin''''s replacement for its long-running V8 models. Introduced at the Birmingham Motor Show in 1988, it was joined by the high-performance Vantage in 1993, and the name of the standard car was changed to V8 in 1996. This new V8-powered car was intended as the company''''s top model, with the six cylinder 1994 DB7 slotted below it. Although the DB7 switched to a V12 engine and claimed the performance crown, this V8 model remained the exclusive, expensive, and hand-built king of Aston Martins. It was replaced in 2000 with the Vanquish, while the V8 Vantage name reappeared on a new entry level model in 2005. By the end of the 2000 model year, 1,050 of all Virage related models had been produced.

The design was fresh and modern, looking more like a Lagonda than the V8 Vanta