Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk2 1957 (1954-57)
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Aston Martin Db2/4 Mkll Specifications
Engine
6 Cylinder in line, OHV
Bore: 83mm
Stroke: 90 mm
Displacement: 2,922 cc
Compression ratio: 8.2-1
Piston area: 50.3 sq in
Valves: overhead(twin o.h. camshafts)
Carburettors: triple SU
Max power: 140 bhp at 5,000rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 120mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 11.1 secs


Chassis
Multi tube spaceframe,
aluminium panels
body by Tickford, Newport Pagnell

Transmission
4 speed manual
Clutch: s.d.p. Borg & Beck
Ratios: top 3.77, 3rd 5.01, 2nd 7.45,
1st 11.0, reverse 11.0 to one
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer open
Final drive: Salisbury hypoid

Steering
Burman re-circlating ball
Brakes:
Girling hydraulic
drums all round
Friction lining area: 174.2 sq.in

Suspension
Front: independent coil & trailing arms
Rear: rigid axle & parrallelogram linkage
Shock absorbers: Armstrong hydraulic

Wheels
Knock-on 16in wire wheels
with 16 x 6.00 crossply
Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 3in
Track front & rear: 4ft 6in
Overall length: 14ft 31/2in
Overall width: 5ft 101/2in
Overall height: 4ft 61/2in
Ground clearance: 81/2in
Dry weight: 231/2cwt
Turning circle: 35ft

Production DB2/4
Mkl: 1953-54 566
Mkll: 1954-57 199
Price new: £2,889