Aston Martin 1955 

DB 2-4 Mk1 - ost rok
DB 2-4 Mk2 - nowy model


 

Aston Martin DB2-4 is available as Sports Saloon and Drophead Coupé. From middle 1954 fitted with a 3-litre twinoverhead-camshaft engine, developing 140 bhp at 5000 rpm. The occasional rear seats, which are suitable mainly for children, could, on the saloon, be folded down to give a long flat luggage platform reached via the top-hinged opening rear panel.
MkII from 1955 gets redesigned rear wings and better back axle. New option is "notch back" fixed head.


 


DB 2-4 Mk 2


DB 2-4 Drophead Coupé


DB 2-4 Drophead Coupé

 



 


DB 3 S 2922 cc
F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries
 
Mille Miglia 30.04.-01.05.1955 (round 3) Results:
# chassis # Entrant: gen. class
418 DB 2/4 LML/855 Frère / Klementaski ret. GT+1.3 -
436 DB 2/4 LML/857 Wisdom / Bolton ret. GT+1.3 -
441 DB 2/4 da Silva Ramos / Vidilles 16th GT+1.3 5th
702 DB 3 S Collins ret. S+2.0 -
 
  24h Le Mans 11.06.1955 (round 4) Results: perf.
index
 
# chassis Entrant: gen. class
23 DB 3 S #6 Collins / Frère Aston Martin Ltd. 2nd S3.0 1st 3rd
24 DB 3 S #7 Salvadori / Walker Aston Martin Ltd. ret. S3.0 - -
25 DB 3 S #8 Brooks / Riseley-Pritchard Aston Martin Ltd. ret. S3.0 - -
 
  Tourist Trophy 18.9.1955 (round 5) Results:
# Entrant: gen. class  
16 DB 3 S #6 Collins / Brooks Aston Martin Ltd. ret. S3.0 -
17 DB 3 S #8 Parnell / Salvadori Aston Martin Ltd. 7th S3.0 7th
18 DB 3 S #7 Walker / Poore Aston Martin Ltd. 4th S3.0 4th
 
Victories:
2nd 24h Le Mans #23 DB3S Collins/Frère