10 Great British Cars from the FOS

This year’s Festival of Speed hosted many great features including a 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40 victory at LeMans.

Here are 10 greats from this weekend:

2016 McLaren P1 LM at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

2016 McLaren P1 LM

Aston Martin Vulcan at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Aston Martin Vulcan

Triumph TR7 V8 Turbo Le Mans at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Triumph TR7 V8 Turbo Le Mans

1966 Jaguar XJ13  at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1966 Jaguar XJ13

1929 Bentley 4½ Litre Blower at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1929 Bentley 4½ Litre Blower

1956 Jaguar D-Type 'Long Nose' XKD605  at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1956 Jaguar D-Type ‘Long Nose’ XKD605

1925 Sunbeam Tiger at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1925 Sunbeam Tiger

McLaren P1 GTR in James Hunt Livery at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

McLaren P1 GTR in James Hunt Livery

1966 Ford GT40 Mark I GT40P/1055 at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1966 Ford GT40 Mark I GT40P/1055

1934 Napier-Railton Special at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

1934 Napier-Railton Special

Aston Martin DB Prototype Sold

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Just minutes ago Bonhams sold this remarkable 1949 Aston Martin DB Team Car at their Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale for £679,100 (CA$ 1,210,353) inc. premium.

Aston Martin gave this prototype chassis number LMA/2/49 and registered it as ‘UMC 65’.

This very car raced the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans and placed seventh overall behind the winning Ferrari 166MM.

It then went on to race the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, before being sold to Bill Whitehouse for occasional racing in England.

The car was subsequently bought by Christopher Angell in 1965 and stored with him until 2003.

Through 38 years of continuous ownership the Aston was untouched and this is how it was presentated at Goodwood by Bonhams.

Deal Pending: 1962 Triumph TR3B

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-Fully restored TR3B with exceptional finishing by Coventry Woodwooks
-Fitted with desirable overdrive.
-Body off restoration with assistance from Peter Lee from 2003-2005
-Rack & Pinion conversion for much more direct steering
-Numerious touring upgrades for long distance driving.
-Custom interior with wooden wheel, wooden gauge fascia, armrest.
-Complete weather equipment in dark green canvas.
-ready for shows or drives of any length.

Aston Martin DB2/4 MkIII Prototype

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Petrolicious videos can be hit-or-miss, but great owners like Dave Adams of Lake Oswego Restorations can make them peerless.

Adams did a fantastic job describing his 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 MkIII Prototype in the video that includes a solo ride on the Buena Vista Ferry.

Called Design Project 193, Dave’s Aston was used to redefine the DB2/4 into its definitive version: the MKIII.

He purchased the prototype in London in 1984 and subsequently found out it raced 1958 Rallye de Monte Carlo.

Despite being in the restoration business, Daves loves the unrestored charater of his Aston which he best describes in the video:

For Sale: 1969 Triumph TR6

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-Desirable first-year TR6 with A-series overdrive
-Rust and crash-free California car imported to Canada in 2013.
-New Primrose Yellow paint with biscuit interior.
-All mechanical maintenance done by us.
-Exceedingly original down to the switchgear, dashboard finish and federal emission stickers.
-Recent work: all fluids, rebuilt carbs, new master cylinders
-current owner is member of the OECC, drives the car regularly and insists on reliability

Price is $27,500 CAD call Richard Owen 250-891-7475