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I'm on the East coast & in the market to purchase a DB7 Vantage. I've been watching listings vs. activity on 4 or 5 websites here for the past 6 months. My sense is the coupes (convertibles are in worst shape) are well under $50k, regardless of asking prices. Last week I made an offer on an '01 with 20k mi in very good condition to an East coast dealer for $42k. Asking price was $50k & it was turned down. Yet, dealer could not provide any comp sales, though I could. We all want our cars to be worth the max, but really, was my offer that far off?
 

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I would have to see the car, but I think you were maybe just a little bit low. Did they not offer any form of counter offer? I am shopping for something similar as well, but expect to pay maybe 48 max for something similar. I would think they would counter close to 45/46, but it all depends on color combo/options and condition.

I would most definitely go with a coupe over a convertible as well. Better resale and less maintenance.
 

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DB7 Vantage values

I agree with you. Mid-40s or so. It's interesting how most sellers are asking $59k or $55k. The convertibles are really taking a bath even though they stickered for $10k more. I've seen a couple of the GT versions go awfully cheap. What features are on your checklist?
 

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Coupe, British Racing Green, under 40k miles.

Aside from that it's just wow features that have been outdated anyway.
 

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DB7 values

I flew down to see that car. Couldn't make a deal at the time. But this week I did at the price you & I felt was market. Had I not been able to buy it, I knew there would be another one that would pop-up eventually. I should have it delivered this week. By the way the color is Chiltern Green, which is lighter than BRG. I'm leaving my '97 840 behind for a new adventure.
 

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Oh I did put some low ball bids on some DB9's this week as well. Probably not going to happen is all I can say ;)
 

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I paid $46k for that DB7. That included their administrative fees & delivery to the Phila. area. Time will tell if I made a good buy. Note, sometimes lowballing too low can turn a seller off, whereby they show you the door. If you can show them comp sales or a batch of asking prices from the net, it makes it a little easier. Whereabouts are you located?
 

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I am in Utah. I am excited enough to drive the car back from any state though. That has never bothered me. It s finding one that is tough. I bid on ebay, I think they have to expect you start low.
 

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I bought a car far out of state. It was sitting at a Chevy dealer in Texas while they tried in vain for 2 months to sell it.

I paid $40K even for the 2002 DB7 Vantage showing 38K miles, with tons of options including premium wheels. It requires about $2500 in repairs to be good as new. I am told the original asking price was $63K.
 

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Coupe, British Racing Green, under 40k miles.

Aside from that it's just wow features that have been outdated anyway.
There is a Pentland Green 2001 at Aston Martin of New England with 14k mi. I contacted the owner 6-7 months ago when he was trying to sell it on his own. At the time he was trying to get $55k as that was what this dealer told him it was worth. He struck out on Ebay several times & took it over to this dealer & most likely it's on consignment. Price $59k! When I was corresponding with the owner I got the impression the colis & plugs had not been changed.
 

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I picked up a DB7 Vantage Volante earlier this year for about 24k American. Its got a bit higher mileage, but the service history is spotless.
 
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