1957 Aston Martin DBR1

The 1959 Le Mans-winning car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    DBR1/2
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Aston Martin Racing Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Green cloth
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Aston Martin DBR1

Talacrest are proud to offer for sale the single most successful racing car ever built by Aston Martin. After its victorious debut at the 1957 Spa 1000 km race, it scored five more victories including the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959 in the hands of Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby and was campaigned well into the 1962 season by privateers. Beautifully preserved and maintained by a serious collector, despite the car's incredible value, it has been regularly raced in a variety of historic race events with great success.

Renowned by many as the most recognisable and valuable Aston Martin in history, the DBR1/2 is the only car from the iconic manufacturer to have ever won the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hour race. Additionally, the vehicle was also the one and same in which Sir Stirling Moss won the RAC Tourist Trophies at Goodwood in 1958 and 59 to help Aston Martin take home the 1959 World Sports Car Championship.

One of the most succes

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