Exploring the Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans with Sam Hancock

Seven time Le Mans 24hr entrant and professional racing driver, Sam Hancock spends the day exploring the Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600.

- Original Vantage Le Mans edition
- 10 of 40 produced
- Works V600 options. One of less than 40
- Twin supercharged V8 with 600 BHP / 600 lbs ft.
- 5-speed manual quick shift gearbox
- Outstanding condition
- Left Hand Drive

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1999, the Le Mans model, an edition of just 40 cars was announced to commemorate the companies outright victory at the Le Mans 24 hour race, 40 years prior in 1959.

With unique bodywork and interior appointments, the Le Mans edition cars were the last of the fully Aston Martin designed, engineered, developed and craftsmen built cars, to emerge from the renowned and now closed Newport Pagnell factory. With the revised bonnet styling, blanked radiator grille, enlarged wing vents to the body and unique interior appointments as well as the superior and jewel like instrumentation, the Le Mans edition is arguably the most handsome and purposefully styled of the Vantage V8s created. Fitted with the factories V600 upgrades to the engine, transmission, suspension, brakes and aerodynamics this model, one of just 40 built represented the ultimate incarnation of the Aston Martin V8 engined cars produced over 29 years, between 1970 and 1999 when production ceased.

This original Left Hand Drive car ordered by AM Swiss dealers Keller, was supplied to it's first owner via Aston Martin Paris. Finished in Bowland Black with Ivory and Charcoal hide interior, it has covered just 4,000 kilometres from new and is in an outstanding condition in every respect. Referred to frequently as the quintessential 'Brute in a Suit' the Le Mans V600 remains to this day, one of the most powerful Aston Martins ever built. A bona fide collectors car, the blue chip investment label, attached to the Le Mans model is arrived at, by virtue of its outstanding performance, comfort, quality and rarity. It is also extremely rapid!

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