Selling A 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe


1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe
1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe

Despite its official launch at the 1950 New York Motor Show, the Aston Martin DB2 actually appeared first at the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans race and received much acclaim and notoriety for its motorsports successes. Designed by Frank Feeley, the classic DB2 body was configured as a two-seat touring car in both Fixed-Head Coupe and Drophead Coupe styles. It would be considered Aston Martin’s first production car under their new owner, David Brown – hence the “DB” in the name – and would receive praise for blending Le Mans style performance with the comfort and practicality of a touring car. Under the hood, the 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe and Fixed-Head Coupe models would receive a DOHC Lagonda six-cylinder engine that was capable of 115hp in standard tune and 125hp in Vantage tune. As you know, the 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe is an excellent example of early Aston Martin design and engineering. With just over 400 examples produced, of which approximately 97 were Drophead Coupe models, the classic is quite rare and sought-after today. As such, it would be the pleasure of the Alex Manos team to learn more about your particular DB2 classic.


1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe Seller’s Guide

Because these classics are so rare, it is important that you prove your classic’s authenticity by verifying engine and chassis numbers against Aston Martin records. This is true whether you have a rolling chassis in need of complete restoration or a pristine original. Another important Seller’s Tip for the 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe is to ensure you have fully investigated any provenance that may make the classic more attractive compared to similar models. Does your classic DB2 have a racing history? Have you restored the classic to original condition? Is the soft-top on your Drophead Coupe an original in mint-condition? These are just a few of the many things that can add value to your classic or that can make it more appealing when compared to a similar model. If you’re unsure where to start and would like a second opinion on the value of your classic DB2 in today’s market, the Alex Manos team would be happy to assist you. Backed by years of experience in the classic car market, their team has the knowledge and expertise needed to ensure you’re fully aware of the value of your 1950 Aston Martin DB2 DHC.



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Explore the possibilities by contacting the Alex Manos team today. Their team of classic car professionals look forward to learning more about your 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Drophead Coupe today. In fact, should your model fit into their collection, they will be happy to make you a top dollar cash offer on the spot! They can even arrange for shipping from any location in the United States and will work to ensure your sales experience is nothing short of exceptional. Contact their team today to learn more and to get started! They look forward to hearing from you soon.


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