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Aston Martin DB3

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Aston Martin DB3

Aston Martin DB3

Aston Martin DB3

Aston Martin DB3


Aston Martin DB3 Description

Description: Le Mans Race Car
Designer: Eber von Eberhorst
Engine: Lagonda 6-cylinder, 2,580-cc, Twin OHC, 133-hp; later 2.9 liter, 163-hp
Transmission: David Brown S527, 5-speed, later David Brown S430/63R, 4-speed
Chassic: Twin-tubular, aluminum body
Suspension (front): Torsion bar and trailing arms
Suspension (rear): Torsion bars, parallel links, panhard rod, De Dion axle
Wheelbase: 93"
Length: 158 1/2"
Width: 61 1/2"
Height: 40"

In total 10 DB3s were made between 1951 and 1953, with chassis numbers from DB3/1 to DB3/10. Cars 1 to 5 being used as works cars and cars 6 to 10 being sold as customer cars.

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