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2017 Monterey Auction Preview 1: 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 (Chassis 1)

The DBR1 won the 1000 km Nürburgring race three times in a row.

The press release calls it "the most important Aston Martin ever produced". Only five were made and between them they won the 24 Hour of Le Mans, 1000 km Nürburgring and World Sportscar Championship. In short order, the Aston Martin DB (David Brown) lineage then produced the fastest road car in the world three times in a row (DB4, DB4 GT and DB4 GT Zagato), then became the dream car of a generation with James Bond's gadget-festooned DB5. It's a Boy's Own story, and it started here - the Aston Martin DBR1. Chassis 1.

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Category: Automotive

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  • 2017 Monterey Car Week
  • Aston Martin
  • RM-Sothebys
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