2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 4.7

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Highlights

  • Low 25,000 miles from new 
  • Just two registered keepers 
  • Recent service and health check 
  • Long MOT to May 2025 with no advisories
  • 420bhp 4.7litre V8 with manual gearbox 
  • Unusual and stylish colour scheme 

The Appeal 

The Vantage V8 had to be good, because it took the fight right to Porsche’s door. It was. Highly rated by reviewers and loved by customers, it also delivered where it mattered: on the tarmac. Whether twisting along B roads or power down the Autobahn the Vantage proved quick, agile and engaging. 
Good, low mileage later series cars like this one are popular modern classics and daily drivers. This one’s very low mileage - less than 26,000 miles from new - means it falls into the former category. It is a later 4.7 litre car with more power - 420bhp - than the early models. Finished in fetching light metallic blue with a tan leather interior, there have been just two former keepers. It is in very good order.
The condition is supported by the service history, which shows a complete run of attention. The car was in storage between 2017 and earlier this year. It was recommissioned in May including a full service and health check. A long, advisory-free MOT to May 2025 reinforces the impression of a well kept, great example of these highly regarded cars. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered 2nd March 2012 
  • Later car with 4.7litre engine and 420bhp 
  • Two registered keepers
  • Current keeper since 17th December 2019 
  • Dry garage stored since current keeper acquired car
  • Service book with stamps from main dealers and specialists 
  • Last serviced on 29th May 2024 including health check 
  • Unused since the last service and MOT 
  • MOT to 2nd May 2025 with no advisories and 25,582 miles showing on test 
  • Currently part of a large classic car collection 
Service history: 
  • 22/5/13: 1,000 mile service 
  • 14/4/14: 2,574 miles service 
  • 12/05/16: 12,201 miles service 
  • 24/11/17: 21.458 miles service 
  • 29/05/24: service and health check 

The Condition

  • Factory standard car in rare light metallic blue 
  • Paintwork presents very well with few signs of age and consist colour 
  • Straight bodywork with no visible accident damage 
  • Factory seven spoke polished alloy 19in wheels in very good condition 
  • Quality Bridgestone tyres fitted showing good condition and remaining tread
  • Interior finished in tan leather and with little wear throughout 
  • Driver’s bolster shows a very light sheen of use but remains very presentable 
  • Cabin and boot areas are very clean and smart with no notable damage or stains
  • Piano black veneers to dashboard 
  • Blue leather dashboard with hand stitching in good condition 
  • No structural advisories on last MOT test 

The Mechanics 

  • Later car with larger AM14 4,735cc 420bhp V8 engine 
  • Desirable 6spd manual gearbox 
  • 0-60mph in 4.3secs
  • Recent health check and service in May 2025 
  • Regular service history allowing for car’s extended storage
  • No reported running or driving issues
  • No mechanical or running gear advisories on last MOT 
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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is Where Is’ basis and without warranty. Photos and descriptions are solely for guidance purposes and it's customary to carry out a full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase for your own peace of mind. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2012
  • Make Aston Martin
  • Model V8 Vantage
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 25,582 Miles
  • Engine size 4735
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Perth
  • Location Scotland
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
7 bids from 5 bidders
  • Stephen•••• £26,000 19/06/24
  • cabrio.•••• £25,500 19/06/24
  • Stephen•••• £25,000 19/06/24
  • tim-hai•••• £21,250 19/06/24
  • jon1lew•••• £21,000 19/06/24
  • Karl Da•••• £20,000 19/06/24
  • Stephen•••• £18,000 19/06/24
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