Rare Aston Martin found after 40 years is going to auction

One of three Aston Martin “Sotheby Special” cars was found in storage after about 40 years, and despite its diamond in the rough appearance, the car is attractive and anyone can see the potential in it — though, of course, it is going to take some elbow grease to get it back up to standard. The car will be heading to auction later on in 2015 via H and H Classic Auctions.

This Aston Martin has a unique look, not the least of which being due to its limited nature. It also includes some interesting design elements, including 22 tail lamps that light up progressively based on the amount of force applied to the brake pedal — a clever way to alert other drivers about whether you’re tapping or slamming the brakes.

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