1993 Aston Martin DBR2

Recreation

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1993
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Aston Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Black
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 was the first British car to win the World Sport Car championship in the first 30 years of that title's existence. The three-liter DBR1 won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959 as well. The factory also built two DBR2 models with 3.7-liter engines for unlimited sports car racing when the Championship was limited to 3 liters. These won major events in both the U.S. and the U.K against current Ferrari and Maserati opposition.

This sale lot is a DBR2 recreation made by Errol Tempero's shop in New Zealand, now a third generation coachbuilder established in 1946. The shapely body is done in aluminum with proper Aston green paint. Details such as the yellow nose ring are present and the interior comes with the period houndstooth upholstery, an upholstered drive train tunnel and an authentic dash and steering wheel. Like the original, the car has right hand drive.

The frame and four-wheel independent suspension are as originally designed with fo