Lot 128

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage Drophead Coupe

SOLD $341,000

Estimate

$300,000 - $400,000

Chassis

LML/50/373

Engine

VB6B/50/1196 Body No. 78080

Car Highlights

One of Only 19 Lef t-Hand-Drive DB2 Vantage Dropheads

Fascinating New England Provenance

Exceptionally Original Condition Throughout

Matching-Numbers Chassis, Engine, and Bodywork

Off the Road from 1965 to 2013; Just 38,600 Miles from New

Sympathetic Mechanical Restoration by Marque Specialist Kevin Kay

Offered with Spare 2.9-Litre Engine and Gearbox

Complete with Books, Documents, and Literature

A Must for the Serious Aston Martin Collector

Technical Specs

2,580 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU H6 Carburetors

125 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Alfin Drum Brakes

Independent Trailing-Link Front Suspension with Coil Springs, Torsion Bars, and Shock Absorbers

Live Rear Axle with Parallel Radius Arms, Coil Springs, and Shock Absorbers

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