1979 Aston Martin V8 VolanteSOLD
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Madagascar Brown with Natural leather interior piped Brown, Brown Wilton wool carpeting and Natural Everflex convertible top, 39,000 miles from new, rare 5-speed manual transmission.

This Volante is a rare chrome bumper example very few were imported to the USA prior to the introduction of the large DOT Black rubber safety bumpers that became standard for the USA market from mid 1979. This example was delivered new in Los Angeles in May 1979. This is a wonderful driving example that is extremely tight due to its documented mileage and recent extensive servicing.

The following is a listing of the work performed to bring this example to its current exceptional condition: Complete repaint, All door and boot rubber seals have been replaced with new factory units, Chassis inspected for rust (non found due to its West Coast lifetime) all areas have been treated with epoxy rust preventative to ensure its condition for the future, Complete chassis has been cleaned, polished and undersealed, Complete suspension and Braking systems have been rebuilt, Clutch master and slave cylinders have been renewed with new hydraulic lines as well. Standard maintenance included new Accessory belts, All electrics serviced, New bulbs and fuses, Heater valve, Thermostat, Water hoses, Recored radiator, updated later style ignition and uprated V8 Vantage fan and fan clutch and New battery cutoff switch. The engine shows excellent compression throughout each cylinder, the cylinder heads have recently been totally rebuilt, the carburetors have been rebuilt, valves adjusted, cams timed, new oil coolers fitted, a stainless steel Vantage exhaust system has been fitted, new fuel pump fitted and all has been tuned to factory specifications. The interior leather and seats have been completely removed for cleaning, the front seats have been redone to include new seat foam and straps and the convertible top boot has been renewed.

All of the maintenance completed, this Volante was then treated and updated to factory PoW cosmetic specifications. It has received new wheel hubs to accept late factory style 16ö Ronal wheels, POW Front and rear valances in original trim Black, factory Oscar driving lights have been fitted to the grille opening, European front indicator lights, Late style electric mirrors and the addition of a factory optional PoW specification Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel. This V8 Volante is superb and comes with original tools, jack, service records and history from new.

Reference Number 5655

as of 1/4/2007

Overview
Car 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Exterior / Interior Color Madagascar Brown /      Natural  
Mileage 39,000 miles 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Options Exterior: Alloy rims
Interior: Leather interior 
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