2001 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante

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2001 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante
Serial number SCFAB4232YK400639 35 000 kms Nice cosmetic configuration French title Now firmly established in the world of sports cars world of sports cars, Aston Martin has had a troubled history history from its inception in 1913. Despite going bankrupt in the 1925s, the brand survived the Second World War the Second World War with the help of wealthy patrons and successive and through successive takeovers of the company. It was at the end of the conflict that the English firm gained in importance the end of the conflict, the British firm became a major player in the rapidly expanding sports car market. expansion. Its victories in competitions and in particular that of Le Mans in 1959 with the fabulous in 1959 with the fabulous DBR1 driven by Caroll Shelby ended up bringing the fabulous DBR1 driven by Caroll Shelby, eventually brought Aston Martin success and sales increased. The crowning achievement came in the early 1960s when the DB4 was a commercial success and its replacement, the DB5, was given the the role of James Bond's company car in the movies. The romance continued into the 1980s when the company experienced a company experienced a further drop in sales and a clear decline in interest in these for these expensive, unreliable and sometimes dated models. After a by a Greek shipowning family, Aston Martin was acquired by Ford in 1987. hands of Ford in 1987, who "globalized" the manufacturer's models. the manufacturer's models; sales increased. The Aston Martin DB7 marked the turning point for the brand and the brand's turning point and is a perfect reflection of Ford's insertion into the brand's history. history. Taking advantage of the technological and human resources of the American giant, Aston Martin wanted to develop a "small" car in the "economical" and "high performance" sense. car in the "economical" and "more accessible" sense, as the DB4 had as the DB4 was in the 1960s. The project called NPX will therefore take many elements from the Ford group and notably Jaguar, acquired in 1989. With the agreement of David Brown, the Aston Martin DB7 was presented in 1993 and was initially hand-built in a 6-cylinder version, using the using Jaguar's 3.2L engine reworked by TWR so that it could deliver 335 horsepower to the rear wheels. Assembled at Bloxham in the former Jaguar Sport TWR factory, the car then undergoes paintwork at Rolls Royce in Crewe. A more exclusive and sporty version was soon to follow; the name 'Vantage', Aston Martin installed an all-new V12 engine in the GT a brand new V12 engine developed in conjunction with Cosworth Cosworth, the first 12-cylinder engine to be fitted to a production Aston Martin in production. With 420 horsepower, this 5.9L engine engine produces one of the most beautiful sounds in motoring at the time, both or very explosive depending on the intensity of the driving. Available as a coupé or cabriolet with a manual or ZF automatic gearbox, the automatic gearbox, the DB7 was produced for 9 years until 2003 and until 2003 and marked Aston Martin's return to the big league. the big league. Registered for the first time in May 2006, our car is presented in its original in its original navy blue configuration with Connolly beech leather beige Connolly leather interior. A true version, the car has been regularly maintained and serviced at Aston Martin regularly serviced and maintained at Aston Martin since new and has only 35,000 on the odometer. With its electric mohair top and automatic gearbox, it is a true automatic transmission, this is a true GT with the cap off that can be driven on small country roads as well as on motorways while enjoying the the vocals of the V12 which will not let go of the brand to this day.
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