1957 Aston Martin DB2

/4 MkII

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

This amazing Aston Martin on offer was extracted from dry, secure storage in Malibu, California just last month, seeing the light of day for the first time since the mid-1970s. Save one long-ago repaint in a non-original color, it is absolutely factory original and unmolested in every way, having lived its entire life in California. Its left-hand drive chassis appears rock solid, and its aluminum Tickford body panels wear the patina of decades of enjoyment, although the bodylines are straight and panel gaps uniform. Currently the property of its third owner, who decided she must have one when she saw a similar 1958 example belonging to an acquaintance and her husband. Our owner said, "It was the most beautiful car I'd ever seen," and asked to buy the '58 from her friends. The lady and gentleman politely declined to sell, as they loved their car and had searched years to find it, but agreed to help our consigner locate one; she acquired this car (one of just 764 DB2/4s produced between