2000 2000 Aston Martin DBS - V600 Le Mans

V600 Le Mans

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Bowland Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
One owner, 3,940 miles from new
2000 Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600 Coupé
Registration no. V8 VAN
Chassis no. SCFDAM2S1XBR70265
Engine no. 590/R/70265/MLM
Estimate: £200,000 - 250,000
Footnote:
In March 1999, Aston Martin announced that 40 special versions of the Vantage - the Vantage Le Mans - would be built to celebrate the factory's famous victory at the Le Mans 24-Hour Race in 1959 when Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby took the chequered flag first in 'DBR1/2'.
The basis of what was at that time the fastest Aston Martin ever was the standard Vantage. Although at a glance outwardly similar to the latter, the Le Mans could be distinguished by its front wing side vents - recalling those of the DBR1 racer - ducted bonnet, 'nostril' front grille and improved high-downforce air dam, while at the rear the spoiler was revised to