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2001 Aston Martin Db7 V12 Vantage 6-speed Manual on 2040-cars

US $40,100.00
Year:2001 Mileage:2980 Color: Silver /

Hiawassee, Georgia, United States

Hiawassee, Georgia, United States

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With only 2,980 actual miles from new, this gorgeous example may be the finest in the world. There were only 50
manual 6-speed Vantage V12 coupes imported, so it is safe to say that this is an extremely rare car here in the

This Aston Martin was purchased new in Atlanta by a collector that had an eclectic collection of exotic supercars.
They were all kept in a climate controlled showroom and driven sparingly. Car has been recently serviced with a
brand new full size Interstate battery and a fresh set of Michelin Z rated Super Sports have been installed.

She is in as close to as-new condition as you could ever hope to find for a 15 year old car. If you ever wanted one
when they were new with a manual 6-speed, but couldn't afford it, here is your opportunity. This is a genuine
British supercar by all modern standards.

This car features four important options: The burled walnut trim package, the spare tire, the walnut steering wheel
and the steel coolant overflow purge tank that was a $1000 replacement over the original plastic unit. The cost of
a bespoke walnut steering wheel ordered presently from Aston for this car is $3,500. The spare tire kit included a
complete trunk shelf and liner kit. The tool kit is present and in unopened containers.

The color is pearlescent silver metallic and the interior is black leather with cream leather inserts. Every panel
in the interior is leather including the entire dashboard, the entire seats from front to back, entire door panels
and even the rear partial shelf. The leather is sumptuous and exudes the highest most luxurious standard. The
carpet is the highest quality British Wilton wool. The all leather interior aroma is intoxicating and is overall

Additional interesting information. This car's transmission is the world class Tremec T56 6-speed manual shift. It
is the same style that is used in Corvettes and modern Mustangs. Shifting is smooth and precise. Changing a clutch
is easy and straight forward by simply removing the transmission...unlike the DB9 with a torque tube that requires
several people to man handle and two days repair time. It uses a standard style clutch that lasts and lasts vs. the
DB9 that may last only 10k miles at best depending on your driving style. This is the best bonus of this car from a
mechanical repair aspect...and is added to the positive experience of DB7 ownership. Involvement with Ford in this
era had some great benefits. Being a retired Jaguar tech and extreme gearhead, I love the engineering that is
straight forward. I wish that they would have used this system in the Jaguar XK8...but then, that would have been
too much competition for the DB7 with the manual Aston, Jaguar and Ford were all intertwined at
that time.

The car has always been in the South. It has never had any salty road exposure and most likely has never been
driven in the rain. The paint is flawless as in no chips, dings, dents or repairs whatsoever.

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