Rare Aston Martin sells for well over £2.3 million

A rare Aston Martin DB4GT Lightweight lit up Bonhams Bond Street Sale in London yesterday. It is one of only nine examples produced sold for nearly £2.4 million Sterling.

The 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Lightweight, which was sold for £2,367,000 yesterday

An ultra-rare 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Lightweight, first owned by renowned hill climb competitor Phil Scragg, was the top lot in Saturday’s Bonhams Bond Street Sale achieving £2,367,000, at the auction house’s final motor car sale of the year, held before a full house at its Mayfair saleroom.

The DB4GT, one of only nine examples completed to special Lightweight specification by Aston Martin, and offered to the market for the first time in more than 50 years, was the subject of lively bidding between prospective buyers in the room and on the telephone before being sold to an overseas collector.

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