£15,000

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1997 Aston Martin DB7 3.2L Supercharged Volante

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Highlights

  • One of only 879 335bhp 3.2 Volantes
  • Very low mileage car of under 50,000 miles
  • Rare and well kept gold metallic paintwork 
  • Nicely preserved cream leather interior 
  • Will be UK registered prior to sale 

The Appeal 

The DB7 is both pivotal to Aston Martin’s revival and - perhaps not unrelated - remains one of the most beautiful cars of the last 30 years. They also bridge the divide between the classic, hand-crafted, wood-lined models of yesteryear with the modern, technologically advanced of the current range. 
All of that makes these sleek cars increasingly in demand. Early Volantes got the very reliable AJ6 3.2litre engine, which was borrowed from Jaguar but significantly upgraded by Aston Martin. Bolting on a supercharger lifted power to 335bhp and gave these cars an aurally distinctive soundtrack.
Just 879 were built of which this 1997 example is one of the earliest. Finished in rare gold metallic with a complementary cream leather interior, its condition hints at the very low displayed mileage. This US market car will be sold with UK registration when it will be fully ready for some trans continental road trips, perhaps to the South of France. 

The History and Paperwork

  • 1997 car which means it is an early L6 DB7 Volante
  • USA market car 
  • Recently imported to the UK 
  • Vendor will UK register the car prior to sale 
  • Displays 49,761 miles on odometer

The Condition

  • Rare gold metallic paintwork in good condition across all panels 
  • Consistent paint finish to each panel with no known accident damage 
  • Bodywork presents well with no obvious damage or dents to advise
  • Sills and arches present well with no notable corrosion or deterioration 
  • There are some minor marks and scuffs to note including rear bumper lower corner 
  • Underside similarly well presented with clean surfaces and evidence of underseal 
  • Sits on factory correct turbine-style multi spoke alloy wheels which are in very good condition 
  • Black electric folding roof appears undamaged and with clear rear screens
  • It may benefit from re-proofing and light recolouring to improve condition 
  • We are told that the roof operates correctly 
  • Well-kept cream leather interior with dark brown piping, all well kept
  • Cabin condition supports low displayed mileage with few signs of wear
  • Walnut veneers to dashboard, doors and centre console and all well kept 
  • Interior switchgear generally well kept except for crack to note on centre console 
  • Light marks to leather trim surrounding centre console 
  • Fitted with Alpine head unit 
  • Roof lining is generally well kept with some staining visible to rear corners
  • Space saver spare wheel 

The Mechanics 

  • 3,228cc AJ6 supercharged 335bhp straight six engine 
  • 0-60mph in 6.6secs
  • 4spd automatic gearbox 
  • There appear to be warning lights displayed on dashboard
  • Vendor reports that the car drives smoothly
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1997
  • Make Aston Martin
  • Model DB7
  • Colour Gold
  • Odometer 49,761 Miles
  • Engine size 3228
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Uxbridge
  • Location Middlesex
  • Country United Kingdom

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