Aston Martin V8 Volante
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- Very original
- Great colour combination
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We can assist in cars purchased from the US and arrange transportation. We'll take care of all necessary papers. Please contact us for further information.
The Aston Martin V8 Volante and Closed Vantage are hailed as ‘Britain’s First Supercars’ in their day. These versions are the extra powerful versions of the ‘normal’ V8. Sharper camshafts, higher compression ratio, larger intake valves and larger carburettors mounted on new manifolds mean that they are even comparable to cars like the Ferrari Daytona in straight-line performance.
This ‘Matching Numbers’ V8 Volante reached the end of the production line in the spring of 1982. Painted Ravens Black, with a ‘Natural’ interior with matching piping and also on the convertible top, the first owner opted for the ‘Natural’ option. The car was completely repainted some time ago in the very stylish original colour and is therefore in optimal condition.
The car was originally delivered in America but only drove 23,000 kilometres there until 2007. The car returned to Europe a year later and was built to European specifications, with beautiful chrome bumpers and an odometer instead of mileage that was set to 0 for the occasion, as the second start of its life. The car has therefore driven very little, the counter is now at 96 kilometres. This very little use is also reflected in the original interior upholstery and carpet, which are in beautiful condition. Both original and clearly reflecting the condition of the car. The typical 1980s dashboard with all instruments and meters is also beautiful and fully functional. Where most interiors in cars at that time mainly consisted of black plastic, leather, stylish glossy wood and chic carpeting were chosen here.
Under the hood is a 320 hp V8 coupled to an automatic transmission, the three-speed Chrysler Torque-flite. The great 5,304 cc measuring DOHC engine is also the original. The powerhouse does its job formidably and the potent character of this large V8 is more than clearly present. Matters such as the chassis and brakes are also in a condition that cannot be faulted. The steering feels direct and accurate.
In short: a perfect car if you are in the market for one of the first English supercars with tons of character, power and both the properties to function as a luxury convertible but also a fast sports car.
Gallery Aaldering is Europe’s leading Classic Cars specialist since 1975! Always 400 Classic and Sportscars in stock, please visit www.gallery-aaldering.com for the current stock list (all offered cars are available in our showroom) and further information. We are located near the German border, 95 km from Düsseldorf and 90 km from Amsterdam. So easy traveling by plane, train, taxi and car. Transport and worldwide shipping can be arranged. No duties/import costs within Europe. We buy, sell and provide consignment sales (selling on behalf of the owner). We can arrange/provide registration/papers for our German (H-Kennzeichen, TÜV, Fahrzeugbrief, Wertgutachten usw.) and Benelux customers. Gallery Aaldering, Arnhemsestraat 47, 6971 AP Brummen, The Netherlands. Tel: 0031-575-564055. Quality, experience and transparency is what sets us apart. We look forward to welcoming you in our showroom