Classics, passion for the past

1986 Aston-Martin V8-Vantage

Body Coupe
Fuel type Petrol
Engine 5.3L
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color British Racing Green
Interior Color Beige
Upholstery Leather
Steering Rhd
Aston Martin has used the word Vantage since 1952 to signify that the car is the highest-powered version of that particular model. The Aston Martin V8 Vantage was dubbed ‘Britain’s first supercar after its introduction to the press in 1977. Based on the true British hand built V8 Coupe, which began production in 1972, the Vantage was a highly tuned version. Vantage models could be visually identified and the deep V8 thunder. With genuine 170 MPH plus performance. The ‘Vantage’ was the ultimate variation of the V8 series, produced over a twelve-year period and saving the best to last the final model was known as the ‘X-Pack’ with a increase power of 432BHP. Only 137 coupe models constructed in total from 1986-89

This beautiful and first left hand drive manual Vantage X-Pack Coupe was ordered by Achilli Motors in Italy on 12th November 1985 and delivered to the dealer for first registration on the 1st January 1986. The specification matching the original build record is finished in British Racing Green coachwork with Fawn with Fawn carpets and roof lining (3234). As per the original build sheet, the was fitted with rear seat belts, matching sun visors and reverse passenger sun visor and a dash board warning light for the rear stop lamps, reference R Hodgkins. The car was then sold to the second owner in Monaco and then to the current owner in Paris where it has been very well and documented maintained. Supplied with the original owners wallet, which includes all the original handbooks, original service book, and original radio handbook. Extensive service and maintenance invoices accompany the car and two sets of keys. This Vantage is a unique opportunity for collectors to acquire an unseen example, finished in the best colours with exceptional provenance and fresh to the market.