The original Brute in a Suit. The V600 enhanced Vantage, made its first appearance at the 1996 Birmingham Motor Show and was the result of an advanced engineering programme, carried out by Aston Martin. Made available at considerable expense, owners of the 550 bhp Vantage were able to upgrade their cars to the comprehensive V600 specifications, giving themselves the ultimate performance from the already accomplished Vantage. With over 600 bhp available from 5.3 litre Supercharged V8 engine, a top speed of 200 mph was claimed, with 0-60 coming up in 3.9 seconds.
At considerable cost, the upgrades combined to transform the Vantage to a new high level of outright performance, whilst loosing nothing, of the consummate ease, with which the Vantage covers ground.
The British Racing Green car we are delighted to offer, a factory V600 specification car with all available options, has been known to us for many years and supplied by us to the last owner in 2007. Maintained regularly at Aston Martin and known AM specialists, the car has now covered just 19,900 miles. Sparingly used, this superb condition car bears the hallmarks of expert upkeep and maintenance and is complete with a substantial history file, containing maintenance invoices from Aston Martin and recognised specialists, previous MoT certificates and supporting documentation.
One of the best we have been fortunate to handle over the years, this exceptional V600, is thought to be one of 90 cars to have been blessed with full menu of thoroughly engineered and desirable V600 upgrades.
Full V600 specification includes:
•V600 bhp engine performance upgrade
•V600 5 speed upgraded transmission
•V600 Suspension and Braking package
•V600 5 spoke hollow spoke Dymag wheels
•V600 Front Grille and Chrome Insignia
In 1959, Aston Martin won the Le Mans 24 hour race; indeed, so far the marques only outright victory in the French classic. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of this great victory, the company produced.....