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The complete history of the most valuable Aston Martin to never win a major race


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If it isn’t the most famous Aston Martin, then surely 2VEV—the ex-Essex Racing Stable DB4 GT Zagato—is one of the most recognizable. In 1961, fresh out of the factory, it ran at Le Mans 24 Hours, and although it (and its sister car, 1VEV) retired with blown cylinder-head gaskets, 2VEV went on to have a short but starry career. Among its drivers were two-time F1 world champion Jim Clark and (later, in 1992) F1 world champion Denny Hulme at Silverstone.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/02/13/the-most-valuable-aston-martin