Evaluation: Believed to be the only one in this color combination. Desirable later 4.7-liter car with the 6-speed stick. Just 954 miles and like-new cosmetically, although all that sitting probably isn’t the best thing for it. A collector-grade example.
Bottom Line: It was an unusual down-market move for a fancy firm like Aston Martin, but the V8 Vantage was arguably the company’s best car in the 2000s. Credit the riveted and glued aluminum frame, throaty V-8, available 6-speed transaxle, and lovely looks that somehow managed to be classic and contemporary at the same time. Late-model Aston Martins tend to depreciate faster than almost any other car, but modern driver-focused stick shift cars have been climbing lately and the V8 Vantage hasn’t escaped the gaze of collectors. In more normal times back in 2019 this car sold in Monterey, with 740 miles on the clock, for $75,600. While $106,000 is still technically less than the car cost new, it’s still a surprisingly high result.