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The 1957 Aston Martin DBR2 Reborn

The infamous 1957 DBR2 is one of the rarest Aston Martins in existence. Only two were ever built as part of Aston Martin’s Grand Prix program. Produced during the golden age of sports cars, its sensuous curves make it one of the most beautiful cars of its time. Although, priced at £8million each, the odds of ever driving one seem very long indeed.

That was until a small company in Phoenix, Arizona took the DBR2 as their inspiration and rebuilt it using Formula One technology. Rizk Auto now produce the 1957 Aston Martin DBR2 with a carbon monocoque chassis, modern brakes and suspension and a Jaguar V12 engine under the bonnet. As you can see it is breathtaking, from its fluid carbon fibre bodywork to the exquisite leather trim. So how much does one cost? Well it’s currently available for custom order, but no pricing has been announced? As the saying goes, if you have to ask the price…

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For those interested in the technical details:

  • Fully independent Front and Rear Suspension, wheel disc brakes and adjustable coil over shocks.
  • Height adjustable steering column and pedal assembly.
  • Custom Herman Miller ™ Seats with adjustability of seat bottom angle, height and lumbar.
  • All Carbon Monocoque Chassis with Aluminum Honeycomb
  • All Carbon Body with Nomex Honeycomb
  • Engine Options:
  • Jaguar Straight 6 cylinder with triple SU or Weber Carburetor
  • Jaguar V-12 Cylinder with triple SU or Weber Carburetor
  • Fuel Injected Corvette LS3 V8 Engine
  • Transmission
  • Manual 5 Speed
  • Manual 6 Speed (Corvette Engine only)
  • Automatic 6 Speed (Corvette Engine only)
  • Weight: 2100 lbs

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