Lot 48

2010   |   Amelia Island Auction 2010

1978 Aston Martin AMV8 Vantage Coupe

SOLD $137,500

Estimate

$150,000 - $210,000

Chassis

V8/11719/LCAV

Engine

V/540/1719/V

Car Highlights

Engine Tuned to Series 3 European Specs

Believed to Have Been Owned by Aston Martin Principal George Minden

One of 16 Highly-Desirable “Bolted Flip Tail” Models

Engine Rebuild Less than 5,000 Miles Ago

Technical Specs

5,340 CC DOHC V-8 Engine

Four Twin-Choke Weber Carburetors

400 BHP at 6,000 RPM

5-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Disc Brakes

Front Double Wishbone Suspension

Rear De-Dion Axle and Coil-Spring Suspension

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