Aston Martin in pole position at Bonhams

It was advertised for sale in the Autocar with a price tag of £485 in 1936

22nd January, 2017
The Aston Martin Ulster: €1.6 million-€1.8 million

Named in honour of the 1934 RAC Ards Tourist Trophy races when the team took top honours, the Aston Martin Ulster is acknowledged as the iconic sports car of its time. Of the 31 Ulsters built, 28 survive, their whereabouts known – an exceptional survival rate put down to the car’s legendary robustness.

This example, chassis number A5/537/U, was delivered in 1935 to C Trehome Thomas, to drive in that year’s Le Mans, finishing tenth overall...

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