Ford GT40 Roadster-prototype uit 1965


1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Coupe

A large part of what makes a classic car valuable — or not — is the story behind it. Whether it’s a racing car with an illustrious history of wins and famous drivers or a road car owned by celebrities, it’s hard to underestimate the value of a good story. This 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II doesn’t have a record of notable owners or race wins, but the record of its life is just as interesting as it’s well-worn exterior. The car was found in the Californian desert, it’s aluminum body stripped of paint during a stalled restoration. Don Bose purchased the car and had it mechanically restored — except for the body and interior. Don raced the car in numerous vintage races over the years, and the car proudly wears every dent and imperfection acquired over its long life with pride. Incredibly unique, this DB2/4 Mk II is an eye-catcher for all the right reasons.

Ecurie Ecosse LM69 Race Car

In 1956, a small racing team from Scotland won the 24 Hours of Le Mans driving customer Jaguar D-Types and would go on to do it again in 1957. This team was Ecurie Ecosse and would shut down in the early ’70s before being reborn in the ’80s and racing to the present day. In 1966, Jaguar shut down the XJ13 program that supposed to bring them back to Le Mans after they realized the car was already old tech before it had even hit the race track. With the LM69, Ecurie Ecosse is realizing what might have been if the XJ13 was updated to race at the 1969 Le Mans. Partnering with Design Q and XJ13 replica company Building the Legend, the LM69 is street-legal and built to the FIA’s regulations in 1969, with an improved body design, suspension, and 5.0-liter V12 based on the XJ13’s unit. Only 25 will be built, the amount required to homologate the car for competition under 1969 rules.

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