1978 Aston Martin V8 Fastback Coupe / V8/11719/LCAV Chassis Information

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Fastback Coupe
Chassis #: V8/11719/LCAV
Engine # V/540/1719/V
Sold for $137,500 at 2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction.
This V-8 Vantage was completed in August of 1977, and is one of the last to wear the third series AMV8 body, and one of the only 38 first series AMV8 Vantages. Eight more of these cars were exported to Canada. This striking AMV8 Vantage is not only one of these 8 cars, but it is believed to be the personal car of Canadian George Minden, one of the principal owners of the company between 1975 and 1981.

In 1990, the engine was returned to the European specification for Series 3 Vantages known as the X-Pack. It was given larger valves, re-ground camshafts, a redesigned intake and a 48mm Weber carburetor.

In 1998, it was purchased by Patrice Runner. An additional $25,000 was spent to have it professionally cared for, including routine maintenance and detailing. In July of 2008, it was sold to Autosport Designs, who allocated approximately 17,000 over the following year to address a range of minor needs including paint touch-ups, new wheel hubs and bearings, re-finished original stock 16-Series 3 wheels and a complete rebuild of the high-compression engine.

In July of 2008, it was purchased by John Carr of Norfolk, Virginia, who commissioned Autosport Designs to conduct a moderate cosmetic restoration. This work, which cost almost $21,000, included the installation of new seat cushions, re-upholstery of the trunk with the correct beige Wilton wool carpet, detailing of the engine compartment, re-chroming of the front and rear bumpers, and a meticulous re-paint in the car's original shade of Raven Black.

In January of 2010, Mr. Carr traded this Vantage back to Autosport Designs who has since rebuilt the engine's Weber carburetors. It currently shows just over 62,300 miles.

In 2010, this Aston Martin was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Auction held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was expected to sell for $150,000 - $210,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $330,000, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2010


2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$150,000-$210,000 
Sale Price :
$137,500

2017 2
2016 4
2015 2
2014 1
2010 2
2009 1
2008 1
2002 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$261,250$308,0002
2016$86,134$126,5004
2015$153,175$155,1002
2014$36,552$36,5521
2010$88,623$137,5002
2009$18,688$18,6881
2008$145,083$145,0831
2002$51,700$51,7001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1978 sales)
1978 Aston Martin V8 'Canadian Vantage'
Chassis#: V8/11904/LCA
Sold for $308,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1978 Aston Martin V8 image  1978 Aston Martin V8 image  
1978 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE
Chassis#: V8C0L15040
Sold for $214,500
  2017 Bonhams : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 'Volante'
Chassis#: V812018RCAS
Sold for $90,656
  2016 Historics at Brookland
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante by ‘Daytona'
Chassis#: V811985RCAS
Sold for $60,156
  2016 Historics at Brookland
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series III
Chassis#: V8/11812/LCA
Sold for $126,500
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series III
Chassis#: V8/11973/RCAS
Sold for $67,223
  2016 Silverstone Auction - Restoration Show Sale
 
1978 Aston Martin V-8 Volante
Sold for $151,250
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante
Chassis#: V8C0L15015
Sold for $155,100
  2015 Bonhams : The Scottsdale Auction
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series III
Chassis#: V8/11994/RCAS
Sold for $36,552
  2014 Silverstone Auction - The Autumn Sale
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series 3 Saloon
Chassis#: V8/11863/RCAS
Sold for $39,746
  2010 Bonhams - Goodwood Festival of Speed, Chichester, Sussex
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe
Chassis#: V8/11719/LCAV
Sold for $137,500
  2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction
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1978 Aston Martin V8 Saloon
Chassis#: V8/11799/RCAS
Sold for $18,688
  2009 Aston Martin Lagonda Limited
 
1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Chassis#: V8/11995/RLAV
Sold for $145,083
  2008 Coys Auction -Ascot Racecourse
 
1978 Aston-Martin V8 Volante
Sold for $51,700
  2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1978 Aston Martin V8's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1978 Aston Martin V8 Oscar India Sports SaloonV8/SOR/120392019 Bonhams : The Beaulieu Sale $120,000$150,000
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series IIIV8/11942/RCAS2019 Silverstone The Sale of British Marques   
1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Molded FliptailV8/11900/LCAV2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island $300,000$350,000
1978 Aston Martin V8V8/119422018 Historics at Brooklands MercedesBenz World $64,000$70,000
1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Molded Fliptail CoupeV8/11901/LCAV2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey $300,000$350,000
1978 Aston Martin V8 Oscar India Coupe 2018 Shannons Sydney Winter Classic   
1978 Aston Martin V8 Oscar India Coupe 2018 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic $230,000$250,000
1978 Aston Martin V8V8/11942/RCAS2016 Barons : Buster Lang Classic American   
1978 Aston Martin V8V8/11871/RCAS2016 H & H Auctions Imperial War MuseumDuxford   
1978 ASTON MARTIN V8 SERIES 3 2011 Rétromobile   
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series 3 Automatic SaloonV8/11933/RCAS2005 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars $20,000$25,000
1978 Aston Martin V8 Series 3 SaloonV8/12015/RCAS2005 Bonhams Aston Martin Motor Cars & Related Automobilia   

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