2003 Aston Martin DB7 V12 Vantage Volante

*** Interested parties should note, this vehicle was subject to a CAT C insurance loss in 10/2014 ***


  • Low mileage and full service history
  • Well kept car with few signs of age
  • Just three registered keepers 
  • Desirable colour combination 
  • Car will come with a fresh MoT upon sale
  • V12 convertible perfect for summer 

The Appeal 

The DB7 was a bold move. By ‘borrowing’ a virtually completed Jaguar design, Aston Martin launched one of the most beautiful cars in the world and kick started a recovery that continues to this day. 
The Volante arrived a few years later. Just 2,059 buyers ticked the ‘V12’ option box for the high performance Vantage version, making these hand-built cars very rare. With 415bhp on tap from its bespoke motor, the Vantage Volante is both svelte and supremely quick. 
The key to buying an Aston Martin is service history, on which this car excels. It has a run of 11 stamps plus further invoices providing a full maintenance record. All the work is by main dealers or specialists. Just 300 miles have been travelled since the last attention. 
Finished in an popular colour combination, it is a three owner car in very good overall condition. There are some very minor points to note in the photographs - it is a 21 year old car after all - but it will come with a fresh MoT upon sale. 
This is a rare and rewarding 2+2 drop top that comes to market in perfect time for warmer weather. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First UK registered 8th May 2003
  • Three registered keepers since new
  • Current keeper acquired the car on 28th December 2020 
  • Full set of factory handbooks 
  • Service book with 11 stamps to 4th July 2014 and 63,305 miles 
  • All work undertaken by main dealers or well known marque specialists 
  • Further service recorded at 74,969 miles on 23rd June 2022
  • Current mileage displayed is 75,266
  • Invoices supporting ongoing work not recorded in service book 
  • V5C in seller’s name 
  • Car will come with a fresh MOT upon sale
  • MOT history shows very few advisories and supports the impression of sparing use 
  • The vendor asks us to state that the car is 21 years old and therefore some age marks can be reasonably expected
  •  The vendor informs us the 'P' light on the dashboard does not go out when the car is being driven 

The Condition

  • Popular grey metallic finish with two-tone blue and cream interior 
  • Overall condition is very good with no visible corrosion or noticeable paintwork marks 
  • Bodywork presents well with straight panels and good panel fit 
  • Black fabric roof in good, operational condition showing light creasing to surfaces
  • Some age-related marks around car typical of age and mileage and shown in photos
  • 10 spoke factory alloy wheels in good order showing only light marks visible in photos
  • Matching tonneau cover provided
  • Jump leads and space saver spare wheel in boot 
  • Well kept, unmodified interior in very presentable condition 
  • There are some light marks inside to driver’s sill carpet and seat bolster
  • The headlining shows some stains that may improve with cleaning 
  • Interior fittings and burr walnut veneers well kept and show no deterioration 
  • Later aftermarket hifi system fitted
  • Factory Premium Audi subwoofer installed in boot 

The Mechanics 

  • Hand-built 415bhp 5,935cc V12 engine 
  • 5spd automatic gearbox 
  • Full service history with regular attention 
  • Serviced at 74,969 miles and now showing 75,266 miles 
  • No reported running, driving or mechanical issues to note 

This sale is subject to the Car & Classic Terms and Conditions. By bidding and/or making an offer, you also agree to the following: 
If the seller is registered as a private seller, consumer rights stemming from EU consumer protection law do not apply. Car & Classic’s return policy applies. 
A non-refundable deposit will be payable if you are the winning bidder at auction or if your offer is accepted, refer to FAQs and T&Cs for details. 
This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is highly recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 
✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
UK-registered cars and motorbikes on Car & Classic are run through an online HPI check, to verify that they show no insurance database markers for damage or theft, and have no finance owing. 
Whilst ****Car & Classic check whether vehicles are recorded as being written off as part of an insurance total loss claim at the time an advert is placed and we provide write-off category labels (Cat C/D/S/N) for your assistance, the presence or absence of a label does not guarantee the vehicle’s status and so you are strongly advised to obtain a full vehicle history check before making an offer on a vehicle. 
✓ Buyers are responsible for vehicle collection or delivery. 

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Auction Details
  • Year 2003
  • Make Aston Martin
  • Model DB7 Volante
  • Colour Grey
  • Mileage 75,266 Miles
  • Engine size 5935
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Ottershaw
  • County Surrey
  • Country United Kingdom
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