Posts in 1950s British Cars
Aston Martin DB3

The first true David Brown Aston Martin, the DB2, was an enormous success and by mid 1951 sales had started to take off. Designed to be the finest Grand Touring car on the market, it also proved highly accomplished in competition and works DB2s famously took back-to-back class victories at Le Mans in 1950 and 1951.

In the days when huge crowds were drawn to…

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Aston Martin DB3S: Terry Thomas's "School for Scoundrels" Bellini

Aston Martin chassis DB3S/5 was one of five DB3S constructed in 1953.

Built to contest a domestic and World Sportscar Championship programme, the new DB3S wore a beautiful Frank Feeley-designed body. Chassis 5 was originally produced with an experimental shell manufactured from fibreglass instead…

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