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The Aston Martin V8 first appeared back in 1970 with the advent of the DBS V8, and such was the success of the car that a convertible version was always considered. Aston Martin’s concern over building such a fast-powerful convertible car was eventually overcome and the long awaited V8 Volante first appeared in June 1978. The first series cars had the Weber carburettor 5. 3 litre V8 engine with either the Chrysler Torqueflite 3 speed automatic or, at extra cost, the ZF 5 speed manual gearbox. They were also introduced with basically the same enhanced specification as the ‘Oscar India’ saloons which appeared later that year. Only 441 examples of these Weber Carburettor V8 Volante’s were built, the majority of which were destined for foreign markets in LHD form with only 157 cars being completed as RHD and only 19 of those with a manual gearbox and just 9 with the 540 ‘S’ engine!!
This V8 Volante left the factory in October 1979 in its original Imperial Burgundy paintwork with V540 ‘S’ series engine, Fawn Hide, Dark Red Hood and Beige Onslow carpets.
According to the original factory records found in the history file it was first registered to Frank Vyner & Son, Scrubbs Lane, London, manufacturers and suppliers of accessories to the textile industry. Further records show that this car was sold in 1998 to a Chris Arnold of St Helier, Jersey. The relatively low mileage of the car can in part be explained by the fact that the Aston spent some ten years resident in the Channel Islands. Export documentation confirms that the Volante was first registered in Jersey on 14th January 1999 with the Jersey plate of “J5388”, it also confirms the previous UK mainland registration number which it still retains today. The car remained registered in Jersey until March 2009, latterly in the ownership of Mrs Meriol Arnold, of St. Saviour, who acquired it in April 2005.
The Volante returned to the UK in 2009 via The Trade Centre, Neath, Wales and was then bought by James Turney of Milton Keynes, and subsequently by the current owner in 2015.
This is an extremely rare Aston Martin V8 Volante, one of just 9 examples built in this form and comes with various works invoices, manufacturers build sheet, Warranty agreement and owners instruction manual.
The "Oscar India" specification of the Aston Martin V8 was introduced in October 1978 at the Birmingham International Motor Show. Visually, the former scoop on the bonnet gave way to a closed "power bulge", while a spoiler was integrated into the tail. Most Oscar India cars were equipped with a Chrysler "Torqueflite" three-speed ...
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