|Engine size:||5,430 cc|
1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante Auto (RHD) for sale in London
- Documented history
- Service book with 19 stamps
- Just 4 owners from new including Roger Taylor of Queen
- Presented in Buckingham Green with matching Mohair hood
The V8 Volante is a unique combination of sports car performance and handling, limousine luxury and the sort of open air motoring which has excited and thrilled customers for decades.
Described by former Aston Martin Chairman Victor Gauntlett as, ‘a stylish thoroughbred, beautifully built, luxurious, fast and immensely safe,’ the V8 was built in several variants, one of which was the more exclusive Volante convertible. 1978 saw the introduction of a much awaited Volante convertible, with a power operated fully lined hood.
Famous previous owners are always a bonus to any cars history and 15134 is no exception with the first entry in the registration document being Roger Taylor of Queen. In fact there have been just four owners in total – after Roger Taylor, the car was acquired by well known Aston Martin aficionado, Howard Masters, it was then the subject of a body restoration by Alan Smith Motors with re-trimming by Gary Wright, before the last owner bought the Volante in 2013. It is a reflection of the quality of that work that the car was placed third at the AMOC Concours at Blenheim in June 2000.
Throughout its life, it has been maintained and is presented today in outstanding condition in what many consider to be the ideal colour combination for the car. Buckingham Green coach-work with matching Mohair hood and Magnolia piped with Green seats, complemented with a lovely Green top-roll, gearbox facia tunnel and matching Green carpets, all remain in fabulous condition.
The V8 Volante for sale at DD Classics comes with a fully documented service history and a wonderful history file which includes numerous invoices, multiple expired MOTs and a service book with 19 stamps. This is an incredible opportunity to own an iconic and fastidiously maintained British Gentlemen’s muscle car with famous ownership history.
Tremendous power comes from a 5,340 cc V8 engine and its automatic gearbox provides smooth gear changes allowing for pleasurable, regular use.
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