Selling A 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe


1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe
1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe

After acquiring both the Aston Martin and Lagonda companies, industrialist David Brown would set his sights on the racetrack. Marrying the engineering principles of both companies, the Aston Martin DB2 would be born. Unveiled as a racecar for the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans, the classic DB2 models would finish first and second in class, as well as fifth and sixth overall. These early racing successes would open the door for Aston Martin’s illustrious racing history. The company would then set their sights on a production version, which was launched at the 1950 New York Motor Show. The 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe would be powered by a 2.6L DOHC inline six-cylinder engine, which had been acquired during the purchase of the Lagonda company. It was capable of more than 120hp and could reach a top speed of 116.4mph according to an article by The Motor in 1950. It also revealed a 0-60 time of just 11.2 seconds, which was quite impressive for a car of its size and class. If you’re the owner of a 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe, you certainly have a rare and respected classic on your hands; little more than 400 were manufactured in total throughout the three years of production.


1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe Seller’s Guide

Although online registries give us some indication of remaining DB2 classics, it is hard to determine exactly how many of these classics remain in existence today. As such, potential buyers will certainly want to authenticate your 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe as an original. To do this, be ready with engine and chassis numbers, as well as any documentation you have regarding the originality of the car. This can include ownership or race history, as well as any documentation regarding repair or restoration. The next Seller’s Tip would be to ensure you fully understand the condition of your classic DB2 and take that into consideration when pricing your classic. You should also take into consideration recent sales both online and at auction, rarity, any racing history, and unique features or factory options. These things, when compared with a similar DB2 classic, can increase your value. They can also make your classic more attractive than others. These are just a few of the many, many Seller’s Tips for the 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe that the Alex Manos team has learned over their years of experience in the classic car market. For more tips, be sure to contact them today!



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Always in the market to purchase classics of all makes, models and conditions, the Alex Manos team would be thrilled to learn more about your 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Fixed-Head Coupe. In fact, they may even make you a top dollar cash offer on the spot if your car fits in their collection. Connect with their team today to learn more and to be one step closer to finding a new home for your classic Aston Martin DB2. Connect today!


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