Something Missing: 1972 Aston Martin V8


Barn Finds reader Michael M. sent in this interesting find from Melbourne, Australia. It’s a 1972 Aston Martin V8 that’s missing a few…well, a lot of body panels. It does, however, run and drive. What a go-kart! It’s up for sale here on CarandClassic for 24,990 British pounds. I can’t help but wonder what this would look like fitted with some version of Lotus Seven-like bodywork. It would be lighter than the original, that’s for sure. Even with right hand drive and an automatic, I think one could have some fun, don’t you? Let us know what you would do with this Aston Martin in the comments below!

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  1. Walter Joy

    I’m more interested in the truck behind it. Or is it Ute?

    • Adrian Anderson

      The ute in the back ground is a Ford Falcon most likely an XR8

  2. rusty

    Just a falcon ute

    see them everywhere

  3. RayT Member

    If Bill Devin were still around, I’d have him provide one of his fits-any-chassis shells for this!

  4. jimbosidecar

    Begging for a Cobra coupe body kit

  5. Gary

    Fixxer upper, needs minor work, needs TLC, Looking for a good home? What is the spin here? I ask where is the rest of the car? AND how do they figure its worth 25K Pounds? REALLY?

  6. Barry T

    Looks like something from one of the Mad Max films.

  7. Bobsmyuncle

    The only part of the car that interests me is missing. They are good looking but the mechanicals…meh.

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