Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans 1933

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans 1933

Description

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans – Short Chassis

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans – Short Chassis 1933

In the early days, Aston Martin concentrated on racing events such as Le Mans and Mille Miglia, which was due in no small part to the fact that the engineer and main shareholder Bertelli was himself a passionate racing driver.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans

The Aston Martin Le Mans was presented at the London Motor Show in 1932.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre, one of 106 Le Mans short chassis produced

The special features were mainly technical: new frame with only 102 inches length, dry sump lubrication, four cylinder engine with overhead camshaft and Laycock gearbox, etc.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

1933 Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

An Aston Martin 1.5 L Le Mans took part in the original Mille Miglia. This ensures the eligibility to participate in the current Mille Miglia today.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

 

Chassis H3/303/S is one of just 106 examples built by the Aston Martin factory in 1933. Registered as ALY 237 upon delivery in period (a number that it still holds today), H3/303/S was supplied new to Basil Emmott in 1933 and comes with a continuous ownership history since new.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

Dashboard of Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre SWB

It is a very original vehicle which has kept its original chassis and engine until today. H3/303/S was serviced by renowned specialists and received a complete engine and transmission overhaul by Aston Martin luminary Ecurie Bertelli.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Engine

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Engine

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Engine

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Engine

The car has successfully competed in the Mille Miglia six times in recent years. This 1.5 l Le Mans with its FIVA papers and its reliable driving characteristics is an ideal entrant for all major historic events.

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Frontend

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Frontend

 

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre SWB

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre SWB

 

1 of 106 Le Mans short chassis produced
6 successful Mille Miglia participations

Matching numbers

Aston Martin 1,5 Litre Le Mans – Short Chassis

Year: 1933

Typ: Roadster, RHD

Color: dark blue

Interior: leather black

Location: Germany

Price: 495.000 Euro, approx. 586.300 US $, 2.066.000 AED