22 May 1997,
Price realised CHF 152,000
CHF 150,000 - CHF 180,000
1993 ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE VOLANTE
Red with black leather interior.
Engine: V8 all alloy quad-camshafts, 32 valve, Weber/Marelli sequential fuel injection 5340cc 335bhp at 6000rmp; Gearbox: five-speed manual, limited slip differential; Suspension: front independent transverse unequal length wishbones, rear de Dion unit, coil spring and dampers all round; Brakes; discs, ventilated front. Left-hand drive.
In the tradition of handbuilt Aston Martins, the Virage and Virage Volante were designed by John Heffernan and were the exciting 'new shape' Astons of the late 1980's/early 1990's. With the well proven 5.3 litre Aston, performance is exhilarating and top speed in the region of 155mph. Customers could chose either a five-speed manual gearbox, as on this example or a four-speed automatic. Interior refinements were of usual high quality standard with hand-stiched Connolly leather upholstery, polished walnut wood door cappings and air-conditioning. The Volante model features a fully automatic folding roof with integral heated-glass rear window. Further driver features were ABS, brakes antilock and an airbag.
This particular example is a 1993 model that has just had one private owner from new and has barely covered 1000km. The Aston Martin features all of the standard factory options and, as one would expect from such a low mileage one owner example, the condition is just like a new car - unmarked.
Undoubtedly an outstanding example and a unique opportunity. The car comes with EEC documents.
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