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'''Aston Martin DB7. 1994–2003 (prod. 7,000 approx). 2-door coupé, 2-door convertible. F/R, 3239 cm³ (6 cyl. DOHC), 5935 cm³ (V12 DOHC).''' Developed from Jaguar XJ-S platform and clothed in a gorgeous body styled by Ian Callum. Some claim similarities to aborted Jaguar XJ41 project; whatever the case, DB7 seduced many thanks to its looks and became Aston’s most successful model. Supercharged six to 2000; V12 Vantage from 1999. Built at former [[Jaguar XJ220]] TWR factory at Bloxham, Oxfordshire, rather than Newport Pagnell. Ninety-nine Zagato DB7s sold plus one to the Aston museum, [[Aston Martin DB7Z Zagato|see separate entry]]; same numbers for [[Aston Martin DB AR1|AR1]] (American Roadster), also DB7-based. Not a direct successor to Virage, more one for the DB line (DB6, DBS, V8).
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'''Aston Martin DB7. 1994–2003 (prod. 2461 six-cylinder, incl. 885 Volante; 4,100 Vantage). 2-door coupé, 2-door convertible. F/R, 3239 cm³ (I6 DOHC), 5935 cm³ (V12 DOHC).''' Developed from [[Jaguar XJ-S]] platform and clothed in a gorgeous body styled by Ian Callum. Some claim similarities to aborted Jaguar XJ41 project; whatever the case, DB7 seduced many thanks to its looks and became Aston’s most successful model. Supercharged six to 2000; V12 Vantage from 1999. Built at former [[Jaguar XJ220]] TWR factory at Bloxham, Oxfordshire, rather than Newport Pagnell. Ninety-nine Zagato DB7s sold plus one to the Aston museum, [[Aston Martin DB7Z Zagato|see separate entry]]; same numbers for [[Aston Martin DB AR1|AR1]] (American Roadster), also DB7-based. Not a direct successor to Virage, more one for the DB line (DB6, DBS, V8).
  
  
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Bloxham, Oxfordshire, England
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Bloxham, Oxfordshire, England
  
''Marque:'' [[Aston Martin]] | ''Predecessor:'' [[Aston Martin V8 (1972–89)]] | ''Successor:'' [[Aston Martin DB9]]
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''Marque:'' [[Aston Martin]] | ''Predecessor:'' [[Aston Martin Vantage (1972–3)]] | ''Successor:'' [[Aston Martin DB9]]
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==Off-site link==
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*[http://www.classicandperformancecar.com/buying/modern_classics/214287/aston_martin_db7_buying_guide.html ''Octane'': ‘Aston Martin DB7 buying guide’]

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Aston Martin DB7. 1994–2003 (prod. 2461 six-cylinder, incl. 885 Volante; 4,100 Vantage). 2-door coupé, 2-door convertible. F/R, 3239 cm³ (I6 DOHC), 5935 cm³ (V12 DOHC). Developed from Jaguar XJ-S platform and clothed in a gorgeous body styled by Ian Callum. Some claim similarities to aborted Jaguar XJ41 project; whatever the case, DB7 seduced many thanks to its looks and became Aston’s most successful model. Supercharged six to 2000; V12 Vantage from 1999. Built at former Jaguar XJ220 TWR factory at Bloxham, Oxfordshire, rather than Newport Pagnell. Ninety-nine Zagato DB7s sold plus one to the Aston museum, see separate entry; same numbers for AR1 (American Roadster), also DB7-based. Not a direct successor to Virage, more one for the DB line (DB6, DBS, V8).


Manufacturing location: Bloxham, Oxfordshire, England

Marque: Aston Martin | Predecessor: Aston Martin Vantage (1972–3) | Successor: Aston Martin DB9


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