NEW: Aston Martin DB7 Volante Prototype

Specifications

  • Marque: Aston Martin

  • Model: DB7 Volante i6

  • Chassis number: SCFAA3112FEV06

  • Colour exterior: Cheviot Red

  • Colour interior: Ivory

  • Current registration: Hong Kong

  • Odometer: 54.000 miles

  • Transmission: Manual

  • Engine: 3.200 CC, 340HP

History

It was the company’s 1987 acquisition by Ford that ensured the future of Aston Martin and the former’s takeover of Jaguar two years later which made possible the revival of the DB Series. Jaguar’s XJ-S replacement was chosen as basis for an entry level Aston Martin. The work commenced in 1991.

The final design was given to Tom Walkinshaw TWR Group. A little under three years after the DB 7’s debut at Geneva Motor Show, the planned Volante was launched simultaneously at the Detroit and Los Angeles auto shows in January 1996.

Prototype DB 7 Volantes known as FEV’s (Fully Engineered |Vehicles) had been undergoing tests on UK roads from the second half of 1994. The car offered by Noble House is number six, the last one built.

Usually, Prototypes were destroyed after being used extensively, but FEV06 was sold by TWR to Profile Executive Cars of Warwick. They owned the Aston Martin between March 2001 and November 2002. The next owner was John Hartigan of Redditch, who owned the Volante between November 2002 and January 2008. It was then sold off to a new owner in Hong Kong, seeing regular use up to 2013. The Aston Martin was sold in 2014 to Noble House and was added to the Noble House Aston Martin Prototype Collection.

The whereabouts of FEV01-FEV05 are unknown and it looks like that FEV06 is the sole survivor.

Due to reducing the collection, FEV06 is for sale and it gives a new owner a unique investment opportunity to own a piece of  Aston Martin history.  For sale “As Is” or including mild restoration by Noble House.

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