1957 Aston Martin DBR2
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DBR2/2 was driven by Stirling Moss to victory in the Governor's Trophy race in the Bahamas in 1958. It returned to the United Kingdom and was sold by Aston Martin in 1960. It was later owned by the late Victor Gauntlet, Chairman of the Aston Martin Company in the 1980s.
The DBR2 was designed with a tube frame derived from the 1955 Project Lagonda V-12 race car designed for long-distance racing. It had a dry weight of 1988 lbs and an Aston Martin designed 5-speed gearbox. In the front was a Porsche derived front suspension with a DeDion rear suspension setup. Top speed with the 4.2-liter engine was 197 MPH.
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