Naturally it has been upgraded in all areas required to handle its phenomenal performance, but not by merely adding more of the same, instead using the finest, strongest lightweight materials. Place one more bid to match the reserve price! Wish other books would do this. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. It is both a shining light expressing the most beautiful automotive art and, at the same time, a dark and menacing shadow of brutal, unequivocal strength. A strong sense of continuity, especially in engine, chassis and bodywork design, despite changes of ownership.
Together they have created the ultimate historical presentation of the glorious early years of Aston Martin's sports car racing efforts. The book includes technical information, buying advice, driving impressions and sidebars on topics as varied as John Wyer one of the finest managers to grace a pit lane , the R. A commanding presence, yet lavishly finished. Series Title: Responsibility: Robert Edwards. This version is bound in deep green leather, fitted to a custom green cloth-covered slipcase and signed by Louis Klemantaski and Chris Nixon. Pricing is subject to change at any time without notification.
In questo sito utilizziamo cookies propri e di terze parti per migliorare la navigazione e poter offrire contenuti e messaggi pubblicitari personalizzati. An evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars. You cannot place a bid. Great photos, great history, a must have for the classic car lover. Shipping costs United Kingdom £15. In styling the Virage took cues from the previous v8, and reflected the sharp-edged lines of the day, but it also set the format for all future Astons, with its long flowing shape, and highly characteristic rear deck — to my eyes one of the most appealing aspects of its design.
Robert Edwards, who has owned and restored eight Aston Martins, describes every post-war model. The text is in English, Italian and French. Text in English, French and German. But that is just where its talent starts. Our system will then keep on bidding for you, by the smallest possible increase each time, until your maximum price is reached. To get full pricing details, contact your dealer. The story of Aston Martin and its sister marque Lagonda is as much about personalities and politics as it is about motor cars.
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Thank you for bidding on Catawiki! Great for model car reference building. Fully updated to feature the Vanquish, 007's steed in Die Another Day, here is the story of this elegant survivor of Britain's high-quality, low-volume prestige car market. Pulling up outside our modest lair in South London in the taxi, I was surprised to find the parking space occupied by a huge, and beautiful gun-metal-grey sports car. By setting up an automatic bid, our system will automatically place new bids on your behalf each time you are outbid. We all know luxury when we see it. Stay connected We would like to stay in touch with you to: Share Aston Martin news Inform you about new products and services Offer you first sight of any promotions including cars, merchandise and accessories Invite you to join Aston Martin at events We will never sell your data, will keep your details secure and will never share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.
Good taste and outstanding luxury is nothing if ease of function is compromised. Schlegelmilch, Hartmut Lehbrink, Jochen von Osterroth Hardcover from h. How do automatic bids work? His titles for Haynes have included 'Archie and the Listers', named 'Book of the Year' by 'Classic and Sports Car' magazine. One sunny Friday morning in May 2002, your correspondent was returning from his weekly commute to New York. Changes can be from the finest of details such as the Aston Martin wings stitched into your headrests, or a total cabin transformation with unique combinations of seat quilting and perforations, headlining, trim panels and jewellery. Fully updated to feature the Vanquish, 007? The book includes technical information, buying advice, driving impressions and sidebars on topics as varied as John Wyer one of the finest managers to grace a pit lane , the R. You'll need to verify your address before bidding.
That this most British of marques still thrives today is due not only to the image and quality of the product, but also to the character of the men who have influenced its fortunes over the years — David Brown, Victor Gauntlett, Walter Hayes — not to mention the designers, engineers and dedicated craftsmen on the shop floor. Its power cannot be reasoned with. Congratulations on winning this lot. Only 363 of the first series Virages were ever made, and although the design evolved into many variants, the entire Virage-related run was only 1050. You'll need to before bidding.
On closer examination I saw this was an Aston-Martin Virage, a model which was notable to me only because Prince Charles used to be seen driving around in one. The book includes technical information and buying advice. Loved Aston Martin: Ever the Thoroughbred. It can be configured to more discreet or flamboyant, traditional or avant-garde tastes. Of the first, original Virages, only around 280 are running, with most of the remainder off-road — possibly in collections. Ford ownership and access to resources undreamed of in the early days. Every intriguing aspect of the company's post-war development following gear manufacturer David Brown's purchase of Aston Martin and Lagonda in 1948.
Make this lot a favourite and come back later to place your first bid. Every intriguing aspect of the firm's post-war fortunes is covered. Schlegelmilch, Hartmut Lehbrink, Jochen von Osterroth Hardcover from h. The prospects for the company are looking very good indeed. With the 10 year anniversary of this wonderful gift coming up, and some recent discoveries in the maintenance of the vehicle, I thought I would offer a series of posts on the design, care and feeding of this classically English thoroughbred. An engine capable of accelerating to 62mph in less than 3.