-Fully restored from the frame up to a high level in 2009
-The restoration was fully photo documented and described at lenth.
-The second owner after restoration has improved the Lotus in many areas up to high standards.
-Five years of work fully photo documented with accompanying receipts.
-Last and best version of the Europa with the Big Valve Lotus-Ford Twin Cam.
-Painted by fiberglass experts Corvette Specialties in 2011.
-Fitted with new interior and new dashboard.
-Work since 20xx: New RR Hub and Driveshaft, New Wiper Motor, 90A Alternator, Petronix Ignition, Upgraded Door Pins, New Wilton Carpet, New Door Panels, New Front Windshield.
-Matching numbers original engine.
-Featured on Lotus Europa Central
-Turnkey car ready to drive and enjoy.
****Update Sold for Sold For $21,455,000 Inclusive of applicable buyer’s fee.***
The sole Aston Martin DP215 made for the 1963 Le Mans will be up for public auction in Monterey.
This car has been seen very little in recent times, only making an appearance during the parade laps at the 2006 Goodwood Revival.
RM Describe the car:
A unique Works Design Project; developed to compete at Le Mans
Driven by Lucien Bianchi and Phil Hill at Le Mans, 1963
Clocked at 198.6 mph on the Mulsanne Straight
Restored with the consultation of Ted Cutting, the original designer
Fitted with its original engine and correct-type five-speed gearbox
1963 Works-built Hiduminium body
An exceptional and important part of Aston Martin racing heritage
The final David Brown competition Aston Martin
-Very well presented and well sorted BJ8; one of the best we have worked on.
-Originally delivered to Jacksonville, Florida in September of 1966.
-Retains its original engine confirmed by the heritage certificate.
-Solid, original-floor car with original panels: matching hood, catch and trunk body stampings.
-Excellent paint and body with exceptional fit and finish throughout.
-Upgrades include mild race camshaft, rear telescopic shock absorbers, 3-1 exhaust headers,
-Undocumented original 57,000 miles
-New leather upholstery with matching canvas soft-top and green piping
-Given a 9/10 in an appraisal from the acclaimed Guild of Automotive Restorers
-Licensed and registered in Sidney, BC, CANADA.
For our car he said there “wasn’t much of a backstory.” So at least here we get a chance:
We started this car October 5th, 2017 with the request to have the car fully restored by summer so the owner and his aging friend could go on one last epic trip.
It was a tall order, and almost everybody didn’t believe it could be done, but the car was fully stripped, mechanically rebuilt and comprehensively restored in seven months, completed one day before the show.
This was only possible with the talents of:
Dana Ferguson – Owner
Michael Owen – Owen Automotive
Richard Owen – Owen Automotive
Jason Stoch – Jetstream Custom Auto
Sean Barnes – Jetstream Custom Auto
Eli Layfield – Jetstream Custom Auto
Dave – Jetstream Custom Auto
Geoff Chrysler – Rightway Heritage Trimming
Scotty – Blast It! Do-it-yourself Sandblasting LTD
William Wigglesworth – SNG Barratt USA
Frank Vieira – SNG Barratt USA
Randy Hunter – Electro Shine Metal Finishers Ltd.
Hugh Pite – Original Parts Supply
Mike Eck – www.jaguarclock.com/
Oliver Bienz – Instument Repair.
-Recently completed long term restoration with new paint and metalwork.
-From-the-frame-up restoration with all new lower metalwork.
-Bare-metal respray with epoxy primer and polyurethane topcoat
-Desirable 3000-series car with disc brakes
-HBT7L/5772 was originally delivered in Colorado Red and dispatched to Canada in December 1959
-fully functioning overdrive
-Recent work since 2013: New spline hubs, new clutch, new kingpins, front and rear brakes, tires, rebuilt overdrive (autofarm).
-Older work: new exhaust, rebuilt gearbox, new harness, recored radiator.
-Limited use since engine and cylinder head rebuild (no work invoice)
-painted Jaguar British Racing Green HEN701 PPG