Aston Martin DBRS9
The Aston Martin DBRS9 is a race car, which is built by Prodrive since 2005. It is based on the Aston Martin DB9, and was developed in accordance with the rules of the group GT3. The stronger and more expensive version modified by GT1 directives received the name DBR9.
The DBRS9 builds on the FIA GT3 regulations of the group and has some modifications compared to the street version. It has a roll cage and body parts from carbon fiber reinforced plastic ( " Carbon " ) in order to reduce the vehicle weight by 480 kg. Its 6 -liter V12 engine delivering 550 hp ( 410 kW) at 6250/min and has compared to the street version of a power increase by 20 percent. The maximum torque is depending on the current balance -of -performance classification to 540 Newton meters at 5500 rpm. The maximum speed is 7200 rpm. The vehicle has a 6-speed manual H circuit, which can be upgraded to a sequential circuit.
The DBRS9 is available to customers at a price of £ 175 000 for sale.
During the DBR9 is used by large teams in international motorsport, especially in the FIA GT Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the DBRS9 is of smaller teams in national GT series such as the FIA GT3 European Championship or the ADAC GT Masters used.
The Team Phoenix drove in the BFGoodrich Endurance Championship with the Aston Martin DBRS9 2007. At the 24 -hour race at the Nürburgring that same year the DBRS9 led in the early stages of the race briefly the field, but later divorced with engine failure.