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Aston Martin DB2/4 MkI

Overview

Produced: 1953-1955, 565 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
Convertible,2 doors,4 seats
Aston Martin Db 2 4 Mk1 Coup (1953)

An elegant follow on from the DB2, now with a four seater (2+2) Saloon (Coupe) or Drophead Coupe body, featuring a much cleaner nose design than before. Early cars have 2.6 Litre Vantage spec engines, later cars (from 1954) have a more powerful 3 Litre engine that compensates for the extra weight.

The DB2/4 MK1 can be considered a practical car, Saloons have an early form of "hatchback" rear window and the later 3 Litre cars boast 140bhp. Only 73 Dropheads were made so values reflect the rarity but saloons are still easy to find.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2580ccS6 DOHCAston Martin/Lagonda S6 DOHC83mm x 90mm
2922ccS6 DOHCAston Martin/Lagonda S6 DOHC

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/RWormIndependent/Coil SpringsBeam axle/Coil Springs

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
119 mph11.1 s0 s0 mpg125 bhp 5000Figures relate to 2580cc engine

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DrumDrum

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
0' 99"0' 0"0' 0"0' 0"0' 0" 0 (0)0' 0"

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