Lot 31

2017   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2017

1949 Aston Martin DB Mk II

SOLD $1,540,000

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $2,250,000

Chassis

LML/49/4

Engine

LB6/49/29

Car Highlights

An Integral and Important Piece of Aston Martin History

Specially Built for the Personal Use of Company Owner David Brown

The Factory Development Car and Prototype for the DB2

First Aston Martin Model Equipped with the New 6-Cylinder LB6 Engine

Raced by Works Driver Lance Macklin in the Coppa Inter-Europa and Targa Florio

Technical Specs

2,580 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU Carburetors

105 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed David Brown Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Alfin Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Live Rear Axle with Parallel Trailing Arms and Coil Springs

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