Aston Martin DB2/4 drophead 1953-54
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Aston Martin DB2/4 1953-54 Specifications
9 2,922cc, 6 Cylinder inline, twin OHC
Bore & stroke: 83mm x 90mm
Displacement: 2,922 cc
Compression ratio: 8.2 to1
Carburettors: twin SU
Max power: 140 bhp at 5,000rpm
Maximum speed: 120mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 11.1 secs
Construction: Multi tube spaceframe, aluminium panels
Transmission: 4 speed manual, RWD, s.d.p. Borg & Beck clutch,
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer open
Final drive: Salisbury hypoid
Steering: Burman re-circlating ball
Suspension F: independent coil & trailing arms R: rigid axle & parrallelogram linkage
Shock absorbers: Armstrong hydraulic
Brakes: Girling hydraulic, drums
Wheels: Knock-on 16in wire wheels with 16 x 6.00 crossply tyres

Wheelbase: 8ft 3in
Track F & R: 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

DB2/4 Mkl 1953-54: 565 Saloons: 451, Dropheads: 102, Chassis: 12,
Mkll 1954-57: 199
Price new: £2,889