1956 Aston Martin DB2

/4 MKII Drophead

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1956
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Beech Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

'The Aston Martin DB2/4 is an expensive car designed to cater for the connoisseur of sports cars who is not limited by financial considerations.' - Autocar, 2nd October 1953.
David Brown's acquisition of Tickford Ltd in 1953 led to bodywork for the revised DB2/4 MkII being manufactured by the Newport Pagnell coachbuilder. Mechanically the same as the 'MkI', the MkII was identifiable by its subtly altered lines, the most significant change being a ¾" increase in roof height that afforded greater headroom. In MkII form the DB2/4 continued to be available as a close-coupled sports saloon or drophead coupé, while for the first time an alternative fixed-head coupé was made available, of which 34 were made.
Chassis number 'AM300/1220' was originally manufactured as a fixed-head coupé but when its restoration commenced in 1986 a decision was taken not to re-fit the hardtop; instead the normal Tickford folding hood was fitted in its place while carefully retaining all the other Tic