DB 1956

wb: 2130 mm B2 cyl.
850 cm³
42 ch
B2 cyl.
850 cm³
50 ch
B2 cyl.
745 cm³
38 ch
coach HBR 5 HBR 5
Luxe
HBR 4


HBR model '56 at Paris Motor Show in October 1955.

DB coupé HBR bazuje na Panhardzie Dyna, ale ma własnej konstrukcji centralną ramę rurową. Napędzany jest dwucylindrowym silnikiem o mocy 42 KM, ale dostępna jest też opcja o podwyższonym stopniu sprężania, osiągająca 50 KM. Można też zamówić mniejszą, standardową jednostkę napędową pochodzącą z Panharda Dyna Sprint o pojemności 745 cm³. W katalogu znajdują się też dodatkowe opcje w postaci dwóch gaźników a nawet sprężarki doładowującej. Podstawowa wersja 42 KM kosztuje 1400000 franków.


The DB HBR coupé is based on the Panhard Dyna, but it has its own design backbone tubular frame. It is powered by a two-cylinder engine with a power of 42 hp, but is also available as a HBR 5 Luxe with higher compression ratio, reaching 50 hp. A smaller, 745 cc unit from the Panhard Dyna Sprint can also be ordered. In the catalogue there are additional options in the form of two carburettors and even a supercharger. The basic 42 b.h.p. version costs 1.4 million Francs.


HBR model '57 at Paris Motor Show.

Wystawiony w Paryżu model '57 rózni się nieznacznie od tegorocznego bardziej płaską maską silnika i brakiem kłów na zderzakach.

 

       
       

 

Victories:

F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries:

  12h Sebring 24.03.1956 (round 2) Results:
# chassis Entrant: gen. class
58 HBR5 #804 Armagnac / Mercader D. B. 16th S750 1st
59 HBR Panhard Laureau / Ullrich Brooks Stevens ret. S750 -
60 HBR Panhard Kite / Crouzet Harry Kite acc. S750 -
61 HBR Renault Lucas / Norwood Ecurie Lafayette ret. S750 -
 
  Mille Miglia 18-29.04.56 (round 3) Results:
# chassis Entrant: gen. category class
64 HBR Panhard Laureau dnf T/GT1.0 -
65 HBR Panhard Mariotti / Mougin dnf T/GT1.0 -
66 HBR Panhard Parmentier / Sénéchal 113th T/GT1.0 6th GT1.0 2nd
69 HBR Panhard Carpentier dnf T/GT1.0 -
72 HBR Panhard Mercader dnf T/GT1.0 -
76 HBR Panhard Manzon / Borsa 55th T/GT1.0 1st GT1.0 1st
142 HBR Panhard Carle / Cazon 163rd S750 7th
200 HBR Panhard Bayol dnf S750 -
205 HBR Panhard Pages / Le Guezec dnf S750 -
209 HBR Panhard Héchard dnf S750 -
216 HBR Panhard Vander / Motte dnf S750 -
400 HBR Panhard Dallest S1.1

Victories:

1st Rudge Withworth Cup #40 Barchetta Laureair/Amiagnac

Other entries:

  24h Le Mans 28.07.1956 Results:
# gen. class perf. index
40 Barchetta 747 cm³ Laureair / Amiagnac 10th 501-750 1st 1st
44 Coupé HBR 747 cm³ Carpentier / Savary acc. - -
45 Coupé HBR 747 cm³ Vidilles / Thepenier 11th 501-750 2nd 3rd
46 Barchetta 747 cm³ Masson / Hechard 12th 501-750 3rd 7th
 
  Targa Florio 10.06.1956 Results:
#  gen. category class
48 750 747 cm³ Carle / Cazon dns - -


'Two standard D.B. hardtop Coupés have been entered by Deutsch et Bonnet. Here one of them is receiving its finishing touches. Power unit is a 745 c.c. air-cooled flat twin based on the Panhard, and the four-speed gear box has an overdrive top ratio.'
(The Motor, Le Mans)


Le Mans.


Le Mans.


Manzon at Mille Miglia.