No introduction is required for Sir Elton John. He is one of the great musicians to have graced us with his tuning performance. Over the years, he is proud owner of some of the most exotic vehicles on the planet. This time around he is auctioning the 1997 Aston Martin Vantage. This classic sports car is expected to fetch around £190,000 and £240,000 at the upcoming Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale. The vent will take place of 24th and 25th February at Coventry, UK.
Apart from being owned by a celebrity, there are many good things to like about this 1997 Aston Martin Vantage. The car has been taken good care off and it reflects on it. On the odometer, it reads 8,663 miles on it and vendor claims that it retains the smell of a new car. On the exterior front, 1997 Aston Martin Vantage is covered in black and the same shade is retained on the inside. However, there is cashmere soft leather and Walnut trim. Since, it is a classic car, there is Motorola Phone along with updated audio system.
The power in the 1997 Aston Martin Vantage comes from 5.3 liter V8 engine. The engine gives an impressive output of 503 horsepower and 746Nm of torque. The engine is mated with modified ZF transmission that is sourced from Chevrolet Corvette. Back in its heydays, 1997 Aston Martin Vantage required 4.6 seconds to sprint from 0 to 62mph before hitting the top seed of 191mph. So are you interested in purchasing this vintage 21 years old Vantage or opt for new DB11 V8 that starts from £159,900, share us your views.