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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1953 - 1957
Numbers built:31 (All versions)
Designed by:Frank Feeley for Aston Martin Lagonda
Predecessor:Aston Martin DB3 Spider
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 24, 2019
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Chassis DB3S/2 The second DB3S built, DB3S/2 was the first of three works cars prepared for the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans. Unfortunately, Reg Parnell crashed the car during his opening stint. The next month, it was driven to third of an all-Aston Martin podium by Peter Collins in the Britis>>>

Chassis DB3S/6 One of the new cars built for the 1954 season, this is the first of two fitted with a coupe body. Roy Salvadori debuted the car at Silverstone with a seventh. It then crashed out at Le Mans where the coupe body proved unstable at high speeds. For the 1955 season, it was rebu>>>

Chassis DB3S/10 For the 1956 GP Rouen, Aston Martin built two new works cars with faired-in headlights and disc brakes. This is the second of these and was entered for Roy Salvadori. Starting ninth, he finished fifth overall. For Le Mans, Salvadori was joined by Peter Walker, who sadly cras>>>

Chassis DB3S/102 Finished in Almond Green, this one of three DB3S customer cars sold to David McKay and Tony Gaze led Kangaroo Stable racing team. It was campaigned in period by the Australian team all over continental Europe, England and in New Zeeland with considerable success. In 1957, it>>>

Chassis DB3S/115 Finished in the instantly recognisable American racing colours of white with a double blue stripe, this DB3S was sold new to Joe Lubin. Shortly after taking delivery of the car, he first raced the car at Bakersfield in May of 1956. He would race the car through to the end of>>>

  Article Image gallery (157) Chassis (5) Specifications