1952 Aston Martin DB2

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1952
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Restoration project
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Green
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1952 Aston Martin DB2 to works lightweight team car specification.

Totally rebuilt throughout this car will be fitted with larger limited slip 4HA axle as is it the desired option (ratio free). Standard gearbox (4 speed David Brown).

Fully rebuilt 3 litre engine (standard 2.6 litres, works cars 3 litres) with new strengthened block, steel crank and rods, solid cheese, alloy cylinder head, large valves, triple 40 DCOE Webbers, high capacity oil pump, uprated clutch assembly. Fully balanced and gas flowed.

Uprated alloy radiator and oil cooler, electric fan assembly.

Standard steering box set up.

Alloy fuel tank foam filled.

Roll cage (chassis mounted and 4 point harnesses – FIA approved).

Choice of period seats or modern race type seats.

Uprated suspension with lowered and stiffened springs and anti roll bar.

Negative chamber.

Uprated drum brakes and uprated master cylinder twin systems.

Twin exhaust system (single standard).

Lightweight alloy doors, Perspex windows (as works) Le Mans type boot lid and pit signalling light. Deep air dam to bonnet as per works car.

Being rebuilt replicating the works car and finished in deep British racing green with roundels to the body.

£325,000 dependant on specification.

Note: The image displayed shows XMC 77 & XMC 76 - NOT the car we have which is chassis LML/50/80. The image is used is for reference purposes.