Credited to ‘Thumper’ on the pistonheads.com forums.
“We put together one road car at the end of 1995, and that’s the blue one with the registration M206FAE, which was used to support homologation of the LM600 race cars with the ACO. It was also photographed for the official LM600 road car brochure. The same car was taken to Le Mans in 1996 when Cor Euser entered an LM600, co-driven by Tommy Erdos and Pascal Dro, and was kept in the paddock for most of the race. The car also appeared at several British GT meetings that year – hence the picture of it arriving at what I think must have been Thruxton, with Chris Marsh driving. This car went to Cor Euser when Eurotech purchased the rights to the Mantara and LM600, and explains the alternative registration above.”
As the Marcos team and LM600 race cars changed hands over the years, so did the road going counterpart. It went through many evolutions and lastly ended up in pearl white with a mix-mash of ventilation ducts and mirrors. For many years it sat on the Marcos headquarters showroom floor.
The car was recently sold to a private collector and is currently being restored with all new carbon fiber parts, blacked out rims, a Lamborghini metallic orange paint job and many other new features. The owner hopes that the car will be fully rebuilt and back on British roads by March of 2009.
The restoration of the one-off homologation special can be followed here…
Story by www.pistonheads.com & www.marcosforum.org forums