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1978 Green Aston Martin V8 Vantage [Pre-90]

Surrey, United Kingdom


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This Aston Martin V8 was sold in 1978 for a retail price of οΏ½20,000 with an additional οΏ½1,000 for the special order colour of Orchard Green due to the gold content within the paint.This is without doubt one of the best examples of this iconic shape with an exceptional service history to match. Maintained and restored with fastidious attention to detail, it is an absolutely outstanding, concours winning Aston Martin.First owner from December 1978 ? January 1996 (Kent)Second owner from January 1996- December 2007 (Newcastle)Third owner from December 2007 ? April 2010 (London)Fourth owner from April 2010 ? Current (Surrey)Service History?500 mile service carried out by Loxleys?5,000 mile service carried out by Loxleys?10,000 mile service carried out by Aston Martin Lagonda Limited Newport Pagnell including various warranty issues?15,000 mile service carried out by Aston Martin Lagonda Limited Newport Pagnell?20,000 mile service carried out by KJ European Limited?From April 1981 until January 1989 the car was serviced and maintained by Hyde Vale Garage, Aston Martin Service Agents in Greenwich London?During 36 visits over an 8 year period the car was serviced, repaired, maintained including paint repairs, new gearbox, new suspension components, transmission and most importantly the engine dismantled and fully rebuilt upgrading to Vantage 540 Specification?From November 1992 until January 1996 the car was serviced and maintained whilst still in the custody of the first owner by HW Motors Aston Martin Service Agents of Walton on Thames Surrey?From 1996 until 2007 the car was serviced and maintained for the second owner by The Aston Workshop in Co Durham and Body Tech in Northumberland when the car was stripped and repainted in its original colour of Orchard Green?From January 2008 until April 2010 the car was serviced and maintained for the third owner by Trinity Engineering?During 6 visits over a 2 year period the car had assorted works carried out including engine, suspension, exterior, trim, electrical and air-conditioning
- see HWM Aston Martin website for full details
- www.hwmastonmartin.co.uk
- HWM - Driving Delight
- since 1938
HWM of Walton on Thames, Driving Delight since 1938



  • LayoutFront Engined
  • Size5.3L
  • AspirationNormally Aspirated


  • Power 305 bhp
  • Top speed 146 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 6.6 s


  • TypeAuto
  • Gears3
  • Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive


  • TypePetrol


  • Doors2
  • ColourGreen
  • Body typeCoupe


  • Vehicle height 1,326 mm
  • Vehicle width 1,829 mm


  • Previous owners0

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