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Overview

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Registered 1992
Mileage 24,469 miles
Engine Size 6.3 l
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Colour Green
Interior Trim Green

Description

1992 Aston Martin 6.3 Litre ‘Wide Body’ Virage Volante

Both super rare and with an especially interesting history, we are delighted to offer, in concours condition, this exciting convertible. A factory built Wide bodied Virage Volante with the famed 6.3 Litre engine and 5-speed manual gearbox. Finished in Galloway Green with Green Connolly hides and Dark Green Mohair convertible hood.

Hand built by Aston Martin in 1992, Chassis 003 was the launch car for the 2+2 Virage Volante and displayed by Aston Martin at the 1992 Geneva Motor show, finished in Giallo Fly (Yellow) with Tan hides and manual transmission. This ex’ factory owned Virage Volante was subsequently sold by Aston Martin directly, to form part of the renowned Brunei collection, after being extensively rebuilt by Aston Martin into its current and ultimate Virage configuration, becoming the first of just 19 Virage Volante’s built to full 6.3 Litre Wide Body Specifications.

Returning to the Newport Pagnell Works in 1998 for refurbishment, all later specification braking, suspension, wheel and tyre equipment, transmission, interior fittings and instrumentation were simultaneously applied and the car equipped with the latest ABS and air bag safety systems.

Remaining in climate-controlled storage in the UK, this ultimate specification Virage Volante, was subsequently resold and UK registered in 1999 having covered a mere 100 miles. The second owner, a long-term Aston Martin enthusiast, covered just under 20,000 miles, over his 19 years of ownership with all services and maintenance having been carried out by Aston Martin main agents.

In 2016 this car was sold to a collector who commissioned refurbishment works, including a full body bare metal re-paint in Aston Martin Gallaway Green, a new tailored woven fabric roof covering and the engine removed, dismantled, rebuilt and dynamometer tested. A printed Dyno sheet, dated 2020 and included in the extensive history file, records 490 bhp at 6,200 RPM with a maximum torque at 4,500 RPM of 443 Lbs ft.

Purchased in 2018 by the last owner, a prominent AMOC member, a number of discrete upgrades and a detailing programme has latterly been carried out, to concours winning standards.

Chosen by the discerning selection committee of the prestigious 2023 Concours of Elegance, held at Hampton Court Palace, for inclusion in their main concours car display, as well as having recorded class wins at AMOC organised concours events, as recently as 2022, we do not know of any finer example of the model to exist.

With its extreme rarity, prodigious performance, it’s outstanding concours condition, low mileage and with its Geneva Motor show credentials, this reference quality example of the 6.3 litre Virage Volante, an ‘Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove’, undoubtedly qualifies as the best in breed and is likely to be unrepeatable, at the price level being sought.

A highly detailed and leather-bound vehicle history file included with the car, contains all history details including the original build record, invoices and correspondence for the factory upgrades and services, multiple photographs of the recent engine refresh, the bare metal re-paint, re-veneering of interior finishers and the convertible hood replacement.

Supplied with a spare key set, Owner’s Manual, Virage Technical Guide and Parts Manual, original 1992 Aston Martin sales brochure and photographs at Geneva as well as the factory and Aston Martin Car Cover. An attractive, model relevant Cherished Registration number is available by separate negotiation.

Available for viewing and demonstration now at our Hertfordshire Showrooms.

Mileage 24,469 miles
Previous Owners 4
Exterior Colour Galloway Green
Engine Size 6.3 l
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Bodystyle Convertible
Interior Trim Green

Features

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This is the manufacturer's list specification for this model, please verify the details when you view the vehicle. The list below will not include any additional options fitted to the vehicle or modifications.

Warranty

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Where applicable, Nicholas Mee & Co include the following preparation within the asking price:

  • Serviced according to schedule
  • Pre-Delivery Inspection Report
  • 12 months MOT
  • 12 months Warranty
  • 12 months Roadside Assistance
  • Full Valet

For further details of our warranty and what is included within the purchase of a car, please contact us directly on 0208 7418822 .


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Nicholas Mee & Co Ltd, Essendonbury Farm, Hatfield Park Estate, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6AF
0208 7418822
0208 7418822
Open until 18:00 tonight

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00
Sunday Closed
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