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1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mark II Saloon

S$ 378,500

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Model

DB2/4 Mark I Saloon

Trans

MANUAL

Engine

2.9 L Lagonda straight 6

Chassis Type

Exterior

Green

Interior

Cream

Description

The DB2/4 was based on the DB2, which it replaced. Changes included a wraparound windscreen, larger bumpers, and re positioned headlights. Aston Martin DB2/4 was first launched in October 1953 and launched at the London Motor Show in 1953. Built went on till 1955 and a total of 564 cars were built, of which 73 drop head coupes and 12 chassis only were sold for special body cars. The Lagonda engine was initially the same dual overhead cam straight-6 designed by W. O. Bentley and used in the Vantage version of the DB2. Displacement for this engine, designated the VB6E, was 2.6 L (2,580 cc/157 in³), giving 125 hp (93 kW). In September 1953 for the Saloon and in April 1954 for the Drophead, a 2.9 L (2,922 cc/178 in³) VB6J version was used, raising power to 140 hp (104 kW) and maximum speed to 120 mph (193 km/h). Of the 565 Mark I models produced, 102 were Drophead Coupé models. A 2.9-liter DB2/4 tested by British magazine The Motor in 1954 had a top speed of 118.5 mph (190.7 km/h) and accelerated from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 10.5 seconds. A fuel consumption of 23.0 miles per imperial gallon (12.3 L/100 km; 19.2 mpg US) was recorded. The test car cost £2621 including taxes. Whilst outwardly similar to the previous DB2/4 model, with the Mark II came with many detail changes. The car was first shown at the London Motor Show in 1955 and during production run for only 2 short years with a total of 199 cars were built, a majority were built with saloon coachwork as shown here. Other body styles were the desirable fixed head coupe and the wind-in-the-hair drophead coupes.

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