The Vantage Legacy Collection celebrates Aston Martin’s most successful racers

All three ride on brand-new, never-raced chassis
by Tom Harrison | Nov 29, 2020
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Between 2009 and 2018, the Aston Martin Vantage won Le Mans twice and the FIA World Endurance Championship seven times, in addition to a load of international sports-car titles (British GT, European Le Mans Series, GT World Challenge, and so on).

That nine-year period was one of the most successful motorsport years in Aston Martin’s history. So, to celebrate the car that made it possible, Aston has put together something called the ‘Vantage Legacy Collection.’ The set of three brand-new (but last-gen) race-spec Vantages, all in the same Sterling Green livery, is up for sale for an undisclosed sum.

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The collection is made up of a GT4-spec V8 Vantage, a GT3-spec V12 Vantage, and a V8 Vantage GTE. The GT4 debuted in 2009. Aston’s first VH-era racer, 107 were built between 2009 and 2018, and “many are still competing today.” The V12 Vantage GT3 and the V8 Vantage GTE both arrived in 2012—the former won the British GT Championship outright in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2018, and the latter is behind two class victories at Le Mans.

All are brand-new, never-raced chassis, but are very much “ready to race” in the unlikely event they’re sold to someone who actually wants to drive them.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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