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Aston Martin V600 Le Mans 5.4 2dr

  • GBP 495,000
  • BTC16.512
  • Year 2000
  • Mileage 1665
  • Engine Size 5.3L
  • Transmission Manual
  • Doors 2 Doors
  • Body Type Coupe

Description

A Vantage Le Mans was the last of the truly hand-built Aston Martins Constructed with an aluminium body it was the very last model to be powered by the legendary Tadek Mareks renowned V8 engine Built to celebrate the factorys famous victory at the Le Mans 24-Hour Race in 1959 when Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby took the chequered flag first in DBR12A very different car to a normal Vantage many styling updates included but were not limited to its front wing side vents ducted bonnet nostril front grille improved high-downforce air dam while at the rear the spoiler was revised to incorporate the high-intensity and reversing lights The Le Mans received unique five-spoke magnesium alloy wheels while beneath the skin its chassis boasted the kind of extensive upgrading in the form of the Driving Dynamics package required to cope with the massive increase in performance Aston Martin engineers developed a blown version of the proven 5340cc V8 engine twin mechanically driven Eaton superchargers being preferred to turbo-chargers on the grounds of superior throttle response Quite apart from its already stupendous maximum output of 550bhp a special tuning program was offered to buyers for whom 550bhp was not enough resulting in the V600 specification cars squeezing out a total of 600bhp along with further upgrades to the brakes and suspensionThis particular example is car number 19 of only 40 examples ever produced and is most probably the finest surviving of them all It was delivered from new in the ultimate V600 specification package as opposed to being upgraded later in life as some others have including a close-ratio 5 speed gearbox and has only covered 1665 miles from newComplete with its original invoice handbooks tool kit spare keys sterling silver key fob given to all original owners road map torch old tax discs old MOTs Aston Martin car cover a well-documented history file which contains original correspondence to the first owner plus a dedicated V8 Vantage Le Mans factory book signed by Roy Salvadori and Carroll ShelbyFresh from a comprehensive service by renowned marque specialists RS Williams Ltd and best described as indistinguishable from new throughout Metallic Aston Martin Racing Green 495000