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2007 Aston Martin Vantage

Coupe
Mecum Dallas 2022
Wednesday, 7 September - Saturday, 10 September
$55,000
Sale Price
No
Reserve
10 September 2022
Sold Date
S55
Lot Number
#2-
Original
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis no. SCFBB03B97GC02955. Brown over tan leather. 4280/380hp, 6-speed manual, Bridgestone Potenza tires, dash clock.

Evaluation: Represented with 9000 miles. No service history represented. There are some very minor rock chips on the front of the hood but no other real issues inside or out. A lightly used and rather brown stick shift Aston.

Bottom Line: When it was new, the $120,000 Vantage was Aston Martin’s entry-level model, but it bore a serious family resemblance to the much more expensive DB9 and DBS, and if anything it was better-looking. Like most modern Astons, though, they’re still a lot cheaper than they were when new, even with a stick, and this price was entirely realistic. That makes them an unusually good value, and a great way to look and feel a lot wealthier than you may actually be. At least until the first service bill comes in.

by Andrew Newton
16 September 2022
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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