Lot 13

2019   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2019

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Coupe

Coachwork by Bertone

SOLD $566,000

Estimate

$600,000 - $800,000

Chassis

LML/765

Engine

VB6J/213

Car Highlights

One of Just Seven DB2/4 Chassis, and the Only Coupe, Bodied by Bertone for S.H. “Wacky” Arnolt

Displayed by Bertone at the 1957 Torino Auto Show

One-Off Two-Seat Coupe Coachwork; Features Quality Older Restoration

Engine Number Corresponds to Accompanying BMIHT Certificate

One of the Most Coveted Road-Going Aston Martins of the Era

Technical Specs

2,922 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU H6 Carburetors

140 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Independent Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Live Axle with Parallel Radius Arms and Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the exhibition highlights section of the catalogue description for this vehicle erroneously lists exhibitions in 1994, 1995, and 1996; this vehicle did not participate in those particular events. However, this vehicle was also exhibited at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® in 1987 and 1997. Please also note that Lawrence Hoyt was not the prior owner of this vehicle. The prior owner was Roger Karlson, Santa Barbara, who acquired the vehicle by 1987. Online bidding is not available for this vehicle.

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