With a production run spanning just 77 examples, it’s amazing to learn that Aston Martin has finally
put on sale its last One-77 supercar. That’s right; the last pre-built example of the One-77 is up for
sale, which means if you happen to have a spare £1,150,000 (approximately $1,850,000) sitting in
the bank then you may still have a chance of owning it by putting your name down for it.
This information was revealed by Mark J. Tillman, the manager at Aston Martin Tampa Bay, who
spoke recently with the duPont Registry.
This particular car is one of the 5 to 8
One-77s slotted for sale in the U.S., and considering the fact
that it’s the last of its kind, it’s unlikely to be available for much longer. Unfortunately, the car isn’t
the one officially branded as number 77. That car, along with number 01, was the first to be sold as
the first and last cars of exclusive builds typically become the most sought after.
The structural core of the One-77 is a lightweight and immensely rigid carbon-fiber monocoque.
Attached to this tub is a set of double wishbones at each corner, with pushrods employed to transfer
vertical suspension movements to the horizontally mounted spring/damper units.
Up front sits a bespoke 7.3-liter V-12 engine delivering 700 horsepower to the rear wheels via six -
speed sequential transmission.
If you’ve been living under a rock for the past two years and still don’t know what all the fuss is
about, the car is Aston Martin’s expression of ultimate luxury and exclusivity.
Aston Martin keeps in close contact with all its One-77 customers and puts in a great deal of effort
to ensure the cars don’t fall prey to resellers attempting to profit from them. After all, the One-
77 is being built not just as a halo car, but as an ultra-halo car, a sort of rekindling of the legacy of
Aston Martin, plus a projection of the brand into the future. It has been designed to be the most
quintessential Aston Martin ever, and the most perfectly personalized car available.
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