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  Aston Martin DBR4
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1959
Numbers built:4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 18, 2016
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,493 cc / 152.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 83.0 mm (3.3 in) / 76.8 mm (3 in)
Compression 10.4:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 3 Weber 50 DCO Carburettors
Ignition Twin Spark
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 280 bhp / 209 KW @ 7,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 112 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel multi-tubular spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, trailing links, transverse torsion bars
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes Girling discs, 317mm (12.5 in), 1-pot caliper
Rear brakes Girling discs, 292mm (11.5 in), 1-pot caliper
Gearbox David Brown SC537 5 speed Manual
Clutch Triple plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 625 kilo / 1,378 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,286 mm (90 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in)
Wheels (fr/r) Borrani 5.5 x 16 / 7 x 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg

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Suggested reading
  • Aston Martin, the Post-War Competition Cars, by Anthony Pritchard
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