Selling A 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe


1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe

The 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II was available in both Fixed-Head Coupe and Drophead Coupe styles. Powering each of these models, a 2,992cc six-cylinder engine capable of 140hp would give owners a thrilling driving experience. The 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe and Fixed-Head Coupe was also available with a Special Series engine that produced 165hp, although there are no records that indicate any Drophead Coupe models were outfitted with this available upgrade at the time they left the factory. The 1955 DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe also holds the distinction of being the first production Aston Martin Convertible with coachwork from the manufacturer’s new Newport Pagnell factory. As such, the Mk II examples are quite popular with collectors and enthusiasts today. In total, just 199 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II models were produced between 1955 and 1957. Quite rare, it is estimated that just 15 models were built as Drophead Coupes. If you’re thinking about selling your 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe, the Alex Manos team wants to speak to you!


1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe Seller’s Guide

Besides the obvious benefits of the Drophead Coupe’s Convertible top, the 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe is popular for its vestigial tail fins that were thought to be quite stylish during the 1950s – particularly in the American market. Collectors also favor the tiny bubble-type headlights that were also popular during the era, which were borrowed from the contemporary Hillman Minx. When selling a 1955 DB24 Mk II Drophead Coupe, overall value will be dependent on a number of factors, including: rarity, authenticity, originality, additional factory options, interesting history, overall condition, and quality of restoration, if applicable. When advertising your DB2/4 Mk II, you should always be clear and honest in describing your classic Aston as it relates to these categories. This can be difficult for those who have no background in classics or who are too emotionally tied to their car. The Alex Manos team, on the other hand, has the knowledge, resources and experience to help you authenticate and evaluate your classic on the spot. Connect with their team today to discuss your 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead Coupe model, and to learn more about its value in today’s classic car market.



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