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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1957
Numbers built:2
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 05, 2015
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Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,910 cc / 238.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.0 mm (3.7 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 9.3:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 3 Weber 50 DCO Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 298 bhp / 222 kW @ 5,700 rpm
BHP/Liter 76 bhp / liter

Body aluminium body
Chassis steel tubular backbone chassis
Front suspension trailing parallel links, coil springs, Armstrong shock absorbers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, trailing links, 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 SC532 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,362 mm (93 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)
Wheels Borrani 16

Race history
Major wins
1958 Sussex Trophy (Stirling Moss in DBR2/1)
1958 Oulton Park British Empire Trophy (Stirling Moss in DBR2/1)

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