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1986 Aston Martin V8

Chassis number : SCFCV81ZXGTR20013

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Sold for $173,600 at 2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach.
This Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato was manufactured in early July of 1986 and left the factory finished in Gladiator Red paint over a tan interior and delivered to Brian Taylor. Rowan Atkinson acquired it in 1998, who immediately commissioned Aston Martin Works Service to rebuild it as a competition car. This allowed it compete in the Inter-Marque series, conforming to the mildly modified C2 class. In 2013 it received a fully rebuilt engine, completed at Newport Pagnell. The engine is essentially a 'Nimrod' engine as fitted to the works Le Mans cars of that name. The engine, designated '580XR', has a Weber fuel-injection system and ceramic-coated headers, helping to produce 482 horsepower.

Over 1,480 kilograms were removed from the car, enhancing the vehicles performance even further. The total rebuild cost roughly £220,000, and was completed in early 2000. Mr. Atkinson campaigned the Zagato at venues such as Snetterton, Donnington, and Silverstone, and won his class at Brands Hatch and Thruxton.

Oleg Stepanov of Gaydon, UK acquired the Zagato in May of 2008, and in 2016 it entered the care of its current owner, who immediately had it converted back to road specifications, which included air-conditioning, a different clutch, and the fitment of the original seats. This right-hand drive example is currently powered by a 5,340cc dual overhead cam V8 engine with Weber Alpha fuel injection backed by a five-speed manual gearbox. Disc brakes are located at all four corners.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2019

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* Please note, dates are approximate

2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $400,000-USD $500,000 
Sale Price :
USD $173,600

1986 Aston Martin V8 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Aston Martin V8

(Data based on Model Year 1986 sales)
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE
Chassis#: SCFCV81COGTL/15462
Sold for USD$138,282
  2021 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato
Chassis#: SCFCV81ZXGTR20013
Sold for USD$173,600
  2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81C8GTL15449
Sold for USD$175,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1986 Aston Martin V8 image  1986 Aston Martin V8 image  
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: 15480
Sold for USD$214,296
  2018 Coys : Grandes Marques, Maastricht
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupé
Chassis#: 20013
Sold for USD$336,879
  2016 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81C3GTL15486
Sold for USD$199,183
  2016 Silverstone : The May Sale
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupé
Chassis#: 20049
Sold for USD$384,245
  2014 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 AUTOMATIC SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: SCFCV8155HTL12534
Sold for USD$161,824
  2014 THE ASTON MARTIN WORKS SALE
 
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE
Chassis#: SCFCV81C1GTL15468
Sold for USD$110,000
  2013 Preserving the Automobile : An Auction at the Simeone Foundation
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81C7GTR15475
Sold for USD$63,666
  2013 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Sale: Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81C8GTL15449
Sold for USD$117,791
  2013 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Sale: Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars
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1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Sold for USD$129,250
  2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81CXGTL15422
Sold for USD$140,250
  2012 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
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1986 Aston Martin V8 Series 5 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: SCFV81S6GTR12509
Sold for USD$59,578
  2011 Bonhams - Newport Pagnell, Aston Martin Works Service
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante Convertible
Chassis#: SCFCV81C9GTL15413
Sold for USD$279,223
  2011 Bonhams - Newport Pagnell, Aston Martin Works Service
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: SCFCV81C74TL15412
Sold for USD$150,700
  2010 Coys Auction - Legende et Passion
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Automatic Saloon
Chassis#: 12513
Sold for USD$27,600
  2009 Aston Martin Lagonda Limited
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupe
Chassis#: V8IZXGTR 20013
Sold for USD$239,829
  2008 Bonhams - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato
Chassis#: SCFCV81Z9GTR20018
Sold for USD$112,112
  2005 Coys Auction - True Greats
 
1986 Aston Martin V8 7-Litre Saloon
Sold for USD$82,455
  2005 Bonhams - Aston Martin Motor Cars & Related Automobilia
 

Aston Martin V8s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1986 Aston Martin V8's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTESCFCV81C2GTL154292020 Bonhams : Quail Motorcar Auction $175,000$225,000
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato CoupéSCFCV81Z9GTR200182019 Bonhams : Aston Martin Sale $420,000$480,000
1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupé200492018 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale $450,000$550,000
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTESCFCV81CXGTR154542016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale $200,000$240,000
1986 Aston Martin V8 VolanteSCFCV81CXGTR154712011 Coys Auction Blenheim Palace $45,000$55,000
1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante Convertible 2009 Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale$85,000  
1986 Aston Martin Volante Convertible 2005 Toronto International Spring Classic Car Auction$102,500  
1986 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE 2003 Bonhams MOTOR CARS $5,500$65,000

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