Aston Martin V8 Vantage Saloon - Ex-Sir Elton John
'C194 BYW' was ordered new by Sir Elton John via the nearby Aston Martin Showroom on Sloane Street, London. The Aston Martin Certificate of Origin confirms that C194 BYW was completed on 7th July, 1985 and first registered on 12th September 1985. The car is presented in its original colour scheme of Royal Cherry with Magnolia upholstery with matching Royal Cherry piping and features its sole factory option of detachable head-rests.
This right-hand drive, five speed manual example received the desirable RSW 7.0 Litre engine and gearbox upgrade by Aston Martin Heritage agents Richard Stewart Williams. Having always been serviced by Aston Martin marque specialists, the car was recently serviced by Heritage agents Nicholas Mee & Co at which time the car was fitted with the popular AP brake upgrade kit.
Currently reading 45,965 miles the car is beautifully presented and is accompanied with a large history file containing; original V8 Owners handbook, Certificate of Origin, service invoices, MOT certificates and a Sir Elton John signed brochure.