Aston Martin has built a lot of luxury sports cars. Some of them were even on the list of the richest car collectors in the world. The classic and vintage Aston Martin have seen a lot of respect as they were rare and super desirable. But do you know which is the most expensive Aston Martin ever sold?
Aston Martin is an English automaker known for its luxury and sports cars. It was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. Over the years, this English car maker has given a lot of expensive cars. But today, we will see a list of the most expensive Aston Martin ever sold. Read the full article to know which is the most expensive one.
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5. 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato
Zagato was introduced in 1960 at the London Motor Show. At number 5, we have a 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato, sold for $9,520,000. This Aston Martin is a sports car equipped with a straight 6 DOHC 3670cc engine. It is mated with a 4-speed manual transmission. This engine can produce 314 hp and accelerate from 0 to 60mph in just 6.1 seconds. Hence, that is a lot of power for the 1960s era.
Additionally, this sports car has a top speed of 248 kmph. It underwent many changes and modifications, but this car hasn’t lost its charm. As per the records, Aston Martin produced only 19 units of DB4GT Zagato.
4. 1961 DB4GT Zagato MP209
Another car from the 1960s Zagato lineup is the 1961 Aston Martin is the rarest car of the model DB4. It was the most amazing sports car. This car created a new record of selling 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato “MP209” for $13 million at an Auction. Also, this powerful machine was equipped with an I6 DOHC 3670cc engine, producing 314 horsepower at 6000 RPM. Also, it produced torque of 270 lb-ft at 5000 RPM.
3. The 1962 DB4GT Zagato
- All the 60s Zagato were examples of masterpieces, and Aston Martin produced only 19 models. In this mode, and this is the 14th unit in the lineup. The 1962 DB4GT Zagato was sold at a whopping $14 million price tag. It came with a DOHC 12-valve inline-6 engine. This engine generates 314 horsepower at 6000 RPM and 278 lb-ft of torque at 5400rpm. Though, it was a rare and most desirable edition of Zagato.
2. 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype
- It was a prototype car built to compete in Le Man’s. It came with an Aston Martin 3670cc straight six engine. This engine generated 240 horsepower. Subsequently, this power was increased to 302 horsepower as earlier it wasn’t enough to compete in the races. DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype was restored with a better engine and mated with five-speed transmission. Therefore, Aston Martin 3670cc by Aston Martin was sold for $21,455,000.
1. 1956 Aston Martin DBR1
This Aston Martin beauty is the most expensive Aston Martin in history. Also, it is the most expensive British car sold at an auction. It was known as the most important Aston Martin car. 1956’s DBR1 was sold for $22,555,000. Initially, DBR1 came with a 2.5-liter, inline-six alloy engine. Also, Over time it was increased to a 2.9-liter 2917cc engine. It produced 240 horsepower at 6250 RPM.
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So, these were the most expensive Aston Martin sold ever. However, it is said that the cars listed above were the rarest and most desirable ones from Aston Martin; that is why they got huge price tags.