Tuesday, April 12, 2022

A Marmite Aston

One-of-one left-hand drive 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage convertible in ‘Fury Yellow’ to be sold; it is a prime example of 1980s excess and a car you will either love or loathe

 

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A 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato that was the only left-hand drive example produced is to be sold by auction in May. It is a car that you’ll either love or loathe and given it is presented in ‘Fury Yellow’, it certainly reflects the era when “greed was good” in terms of its brashness and noticeability.

 

Capable of speeds of upto 183 miles per hour, the car offered was upgraded from a standard V585 V8 fuel-injected engine to a V580X Vantage engine by its original owner and also features a five-speed ZF manual gearbox. It has a specially styled black leather interior and a black mohair hood and is described as being “the essence of 1980s machismo”.

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A total of thirty-six right hand drive examples of this especially angular convertible were built. Two sold in 2013 and 2014 at Bonhams at their Aston Martin Works Sales at Newport Pagnell in England. Though each achieved just £135,900 ($176,000, €161,000 or درهم646,000), RM Sotheby’s estimate the ‘Fury Yellow’ version they are to sell at a much more ambitious £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million). They will sell it at their Villa Erba sale on the shores of Lake Como in Italy on Saturday 27th May.

 

A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)

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A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)A Marmite Aston – Fury Yellow 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at their Villa Erba sale on Saturday 27th May 2017 – £379,000 to £464,000 ($491,000 to $600,000, €450,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.8 million to درهم2.2 million)

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  1. Give me a Lambo any day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! None of these Pom cars thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I like something a bit racier!!!!!!!!!! Need to look good to pick up birdies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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