Ever popular Shmee150 on youtube got a sneak peak at his new Aston Martin Vantage GT8 and filmed the process of it getting basecoat at the factory.
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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.
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: