Aston Martin has announced plans to sell a V8 Vantage GTE and DBR 1-2 for £250,000 (€289,930 / $380,500) each.

Aston Martin has announced plans to sell a V8 Vantage GTE and DBR 1-2 for £250,000 (€289,930 / $380,500) each.

First up, the Vantage GTE completed at Le Mans in 2012 - with Danish drivers Allan Simonsen, Cristoffer Nygaard and Kristian Poulsen - but was forced to retire from the race.

The DBR 1-2, on the other hand, severed as a prototype for the development of a race car that competed in the LMP1 class between 2009 and 2011.

Both cars feature Gulf livery and are designed to be used for display purposes. This, unfortunately, means the engine and gearbox have been removed to make transportation easier.

While they're missing key components, buyers will receive free branding on the #97 GTE PRO car at an upcoming WEC race as well as the opportunity to bring ten guests to the race for a VIP reception. The company will even make Aston Martin Racing drivers available to the owners for a launch event or celebration.

According to Aston Martin, "Whether on display in a showroom, at a launch or other promotional and customer events, these cars never fail to generate high levels of interest, even amongst non-motorsport followers."

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE & DBR 1-2 race cars up for sale