Aston Martin V8 Volante
– The Concorde for people that hate flying.-
In 1971, Aston Martin first delivered this combination of cruel power, elegance and speed. From ’78 onwards, Volante versions like this one were delivered. The car enjoyed a lot of interest, but the price made it exclusive to a level where only nearly 500 of the most wealthy Aston Martin enthusiasts could get their hands on it. This car is the showpiece for sons of old families who like to make an escapade in style. The car for the tea-drinking macho Timothy Dalton.
There is so much that moves you when you see and hear this car for the first time. You imagine yourself as a true Turkish general when you are transported on these seats made of high quality British Connolly leather. The colour combination Royal Blue with beautiful tanned interior confirms that feeling. The large essential parts of the car are hand-built in the Newport Pagnell factory. When purchasing this car, the owner chose the option with gold leaf logos on the bonnet and boot; wonderful that people are given such illogical choices.
The cheeky sound of this Aston Martin makes your mother-in-law frown twice when you take her daughter for a weekend in Oxford. This original 5.2 litre engine is drilled out to 5.7 litres so you never arrive late for your lunch appointment with David Beckham; he had it in red! The car is perfectly maintained, and ready for a lot more proud miles, because that’s what you are when you own this classic.I'm interested in this object