‘DBS 59’ marks legendary 1959 Le Mans Win

Collection of 24 ‘DBS 59’ special editions
Collection of 24 ‘DBS 59’ special editions celebrate DBR1’s 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans win

Inspired by Aston Martin’s historic 1-2 finish in the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans with its iconic DBR1, Aston Martin Cambridge has commissioned a collection of 24 bespoke cars, one for every hour of the legendary endurance race. t called ‘DBS 59’- geras – one for every hour of the legendary endurance race.

The DBR1’s 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans winning car
DBR1’s 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans winning car sold at RM Sotheby’s auction for $22,550,000; a world record for any British car.

The ‘DBS 59 has bespoke design features, hand-crafted interiors and graphic elements drawing directly from the DBR1. The car features extensive use of gloss finish Carbon Fibre, most strikingly on the roof, roof strake and painted bonnet louvres.

'DBS 59’ special editions
‘DBS 59’ special editions celebrate DBR1’s 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans win

A classic combination of Obsidian Black and Chestnut Tan leather is used throughout the interior, together with fabric inspired by the DBR1 seat material used to trim the ‘DBS 59’s’ seat backs and door inserts.

Bespoke ‘DBS 59’ logo
Bespoke ‘DBS 59’ logo embroidered in the seat headrests

Bronze detailing is strategically deployed around the exterior and interior, with the front grille surround, ‘Superleggera’ bonnet script, rear Aston Martin script and Q Fender Badge amongst the items painted.

Rear Aston Martin script and Q Fender Badge amongst the items painted

Further accessories include period blue race overalls complete with Aston Martin and ‘DBS 59’ logos and replica string-backed racing gloves modeled on those worn by 1959 Le Mans-winning driver Caroll Shelby.

Owners will also receive a replica 1959 race helmet, bespoke 2-piece luggage set to match interior trim, bespoke car cover in Aston Martin Racing Green featuring white roundels with the specific edition number.

‘DBS 59s’ 1 through 24 are available to order now from Aston Martin Cambridge. To place your order please contact Simon Lane at [email protected]

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