Aston Martin’s last great prototype could become the most expensive British car ever sold at auction


In 1959, behind first-place Carroll Shelby and co-driver Roy Salvadori, and the second-place duo of Maurice Trintignant and Paul Frere, Aston Martin narrowly squeezed out fierce rivals Ferrari and Porsche to score a 1-2 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was a victory Aston Martin had coveted since 1928.

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