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Aston Martin Short Chassis

Vantage Volante - 1 of just 3 cars built

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The Short Chassis was the first model to bear the name Volante and was launched at the same time as the DB6 in 1966. Of the 37 cars produced just 24 were RHD and only 3 were Vantage spec. This most attractive limited run of cars had the chassis of a DB5 (shorter than a DB6) but incorporated features and the drive train of a DB6. The bodywork was similar to that of a DB6 convertible but had a swept boot lid, split bumpers, and DB5 rear light clusters.

DBVC 2320/R was delivered in May 1966 presented in California Sage with Tan leather. This is one of the three RHD cars built to vantage spec and also featured a close ratio gearbox and an LSD from new. In 1974 the car broke down with an electrical problem and was placed into short term storage waiting to be repaired. There it stayed with the same owner for over 35 years (believed lost forever by the owners club) until discovered by DK Engineering in 2009.

Remarkably the car was still complete albeit requiring a total rebuild which was commenced almost immediately by DK. DBVC 2320/R represents a unique opportunity to purchase one the rarest and potentially the most desirable road going classic Aston. The car has covered just 12,000 miles from new and is presented in the highest restored standard imaginable and to its original and almost unique specification.