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1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mk1 Coupe For Sale

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Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Aston Martin
Model DB2
  DB2/4 Mk1 Coupe
Year 1954
Mileage 6,823 miles
Country Australia
Region International
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Status Trade
Date 30-Jun-2020
Ref C1137980
1954 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 Mk 1 - MATCHING NUMBERS - 6823 MILES ON THE CLOCK - AU$420,000

This beautiful Aston Martin has an amazing history right from the day of delivery on the 27th of March 1954. It is an absolute credit to all it's owners, that they have been so fastidious in keeping a record of it's use and maintenance, as well as it's stunning restoration in more recent years. All the paper work and copies of the restoration photos come with the car, including a heritage certificate from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. The original painted spoke wheels are also part of this amazing package.

Only 495 DB2/4 Mk1 Coupes were built and this has to be one of the best survivors. Specifications include the following:-

The 2580cc twin overhead cam 6 cylinder engine rated at 125bhp (93Kw) was built at Feltham UK by none other than W.O. Bentley and is number #VB6E/501379

Gear box is by David Brown (DB)

Chassis : Square section tube frame/Aluminium body #LML650

Suspension: Trailing arm live axle on coil springs

Top speed: 120mph (192kph)

Acceleration: 0-60mph (96kph) 12.6 seconds
      0-100mph (160kph) 40.4 secs

Fuel consumption: 20mpg (14lt/100kms)

Dimensions: Length: 14ft, 1 and a half inches (431.2cms)
      Width: 5 ft, 5 and a half inches (169.1cms)
      Height: 4ft, 5 and a half inches (138.6cms)
      Wheel base: 7 feet, nine inches (240.7cms)
      Weight: 2632lbs (1193.8kgs)

Original cost in 1954 Stg2,728


As mentioned, this Aston has been loved, driven and maintained in several parts of the world. It's first owner was Mr. Pat Thomas and delivered to him in March 1954. He used this car as his daily driver for many years in the UK, before it was sold to it's second owner in Singapore, where it was used also as a daily driver and also competed in two Singapore Shell rallies. Part of the huge collection of paperwork history relates to these two first owners and gives a detailed account of it's use and maintenance. A letter between the first two owners is worth reading alone!

One letter from the original owner describes a family holiday in this Aston with two children in the back seats with all the luggage in the boot while touring down the Mediterranean Coast through Italy and the into France which even included a lap of the great Le Mans circuit.

The present owner (who is sadly now deceased) bought the car to Australia around the year 2000 and not long after began a painstaking process of complete restoration. Unfortunately, his failing health did not allow him to complete the job, so the project was handed to the very respected SA restorer, Gerard Miller at Marque Restorations. The restoration process and fit out was completed in November 2017 and is absolutely stunning. Sadly, the owner passed away before the final fit out was completed, so he wasn't able to enjoy the total satisfaction of all his years of effort.

This car now belongs to his two children and they have decided to put the car on the market.

If ever there was a car of fine investment quality that would grace the very best collection, this is the one.

Our pictures only tell a small part of it's journey, do come and witness it's stunning beauty.

It is on our state of the art showroom floor in Adelaide.

We will transport it door to door anywhere world wide as part of its cost.

Finance - our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
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Hubraum 2.600 cm³
Kraftstoffart: Benzin
Anzahl Sitzplätze4
Anzahl der Türen2/3
Getriebe: Schaltgetriebe
Umweltplakette 4 (Grün)
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Chassis # LML/704
Engine # VB6E/50/1282

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