Most cars weren't meant to be raced, but having said that, everything can be turned into a potent racer with a bit of work and as many performance parts as your budget allows. Why would you? Because race car, obviously.
I'm not talking about Gordon Murray's blueprints, nor the Ultima GTR that was used for the prototype. McLaren's 'Lost Weekend' is the story of how the first real version of one of the greatest driving cars ever built, the F1, was born.
Forget Dubai and their ridiculous Ferrari FF and Lamborghini Aventador police cars! The only reason for having those is to show off their money. That's not classy at all. This Triumph TR4 on the other hand is the real deal, and it's for sale.
Chassis number '0201L' from 1960 is the last Aston Martin DB4GT completed in period, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro at Carrozzeria Bertone. They call it the "Jet Coupé", and Bonhams estimates its value at around $5.8 million.