My first sight of the silver DB5 in the Goldfinger film was enough, from that point on I was hooked on any silver Aston Martin! Once finished with school and university fees for the kids, I was finally free to indulge myself and buy an Aston Martin. On visiting my local dealership there was this wonderful Virage Volante, beckoning and calling me in! The phrase ‘hook, line and sinker’ comes to mind.
My Virage Volante is one of 388 Volantes worldwide and one of only 6 in the UK finished in Lightning Silver. The interior is Obsidian Black leather and carpets with Galena Silver stitching for the headrest logo and piping.
We have done many a tour and many a mile, crossed the Alps quite a few times and enjoyed every minute. Amazingly, in the eight years since I bought the car I have only seen 3 other Virages on the road, one in the UK and two in Germany.
My wild card choice was taken on the road in Italy during the Aston Martin Centenary Tour in 2013. What a marvelous Tour.