1995 Aston Martin Virage

Volante ‘Wide Body’ Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1995
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Rolls-Royce Royal Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
Aston Martin Lagonda Works Service
Tickford St
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
17 May 2008

Automobilia 10:30
Aston Martin motor cars 15:30

The Virage Volante offered here features the popular ‘wide body’ specification that originated on the 6.3-litre version of the Virage, which was announced by Aston Martin as an interim model ahead of the company’s forthcoming twin-supercharged Vantage. Offered by Aston Martin’s Service Department as a conversion for the existing 5,340cc V8-engined Virage, this package was introduced in January 1992. The ‘6.3’ conversion increased power by around 40 percent while incorporating improvements to both suspension and brakes - now featuring ABS for the first time - and could be ordered new or retro-fitted to customers’ existing cars. These 6.3-litre cars (and the later Vantage) were readily distinguishable by their flared wheelarches, necessary to ac