1994 Aston Martin Virage

Volante

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1994
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: £28,000 - £32,000
Registration Number: L53 LUR
Chassis Number: SCFDAM2CXRBR60135
The Virage was Aston Martin’s replacement for the decades-old V8 model. Introduced at the Birmingham Motor Show in 1988, this V8-powered car was intended as the company’s flagship model, with the 6-cylinder 1994 DB7 slotted below it. Although the DB7 switched to a V12 engine, claiming the performance crown, this V8 model (by then in Vantage form) remained the exclusive, expensive, and hand-built king of Astons.
The Virage design, by John Heffernan and Ken Greenly, was fresh and modern, perhaps looking more like a Lagonda than the V8 it replaced. The Reeves Callaway-developed 32-valve 5340 cc V8 engine’s 350 ft lb of torque elevated its performance to more than sports car levels.- The 1790 kg (3946 lb) car could reach an incredible 158 mph. The Virage Volante convertible debuted in 1992 as a 2-seat car, but all production examples featured 2+2 seating. When the Virage was replaced by the V8 Volant