1959 Aston Martin DBR1

Recreation

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1959
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: 833 AYF Chassis Number: 102906D/N
Aston Martin’s DBR1 sports racing car was announced in 1956, primarily as a contender for the World Sportscar Championship, which it won by sealing the title at Goodwood in 1959 after taking victory at Le Mans in the same season. Following changes to the rules for sportscar racing, entrants no longer had to use cars which were road legal, or based on road legal cars, such as the Aston Martin DB3S. Therefore, with the ability to create a sportscar from a clean slate for 1956, Aston Martin created the DBR1 with Ted Cutting as chief designer. The body evolved from the DB3S‘s shape, featuring a much lower profile with trademark side vents replacing the cutaway front wings of the DB3S.
The 1958 season turned out to be a mixed bag for Aston Martin – the DBR1s failed to finish at Sebring, Targa Florio and yet aga