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Aston Martin DB 2/4 MK1 Frame-Off restored complete checkbook from 1st hand immaculate condition VAT reportable (1954)

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Aston Martin DB 2/4 MK1 Frame-Off restored complete checkbook from 1st hand immaculate condition VAT reportable (1954)
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Manufacturer Model Year
Aston MartinDb2/41954
Manual Transmission1055 mi
Country VersionLocation Color
GB🇩🇪 63150 HeusenstammBlack

Vehicle description

Model history:

Based on the DB2, Aston Martin also provided the nippy GT car with a somewhat roomier body from 1953 and transformed the two-seater into a four-seater. In addition to a modified panoramic windscreen, larger bumpers and offset headlights, the car was one of the first to feature a new type of tailgate with an integrated rear window. Until 1955 the Aston Martin DB2/4 Mark I was built, afterwards it was replaced by the Mark II model, which was still produced until 1957 and finally the Mark III came on the market as the last stage of development, which represented the conclusion of the DB2/4 and was built until 1959


General information about the vehicle:

This specimen is an Aston Martin DB2/4 Mark I, which carries the chassis number LML853 and originates from the year of manufacture 1954. This car, imported from England and equipped with complete matching numbers, has only one owner and a complete history can be presented according to the seller. This Aston Martin DB2/4 was completely restored over the course of 6 years by one of Germany's most renowned specialists for historic Aston Martin vehicles, Thomas Weber. This work was all recorded and the car was rebuilt down to the smallest detail and reassembled using mostly original parts. In the material alone almost 200,000 euros were invested in the course of the restoration.The last completed general inspection has a validity until June 2024 and in possession of an H-registration, this Aston Martin is already. Further worth mentioning is a "British Motor Industry Heritage Trust"-certificate to this DB2/4. In case of a sale the VAT of this vehicle is provable.

Exterior color/paint/body:

Lacktechnsich resembles the vehicle according to information of the momentary owner from the quality to a Steinway piano - the surface is preserved without damages and the black varnish convinces by a rich depth gloss. All add-on parts and chrome trim elements on the DB2/4 are in complete condition. In the course of the restoration work, almost only original parts were used and those parts which were no longer available as original were perfectly reproduced. For more details regarding the exterior of this Aston Martin, please have a look at the further photos and videos

Exterior wheels/brakes/chassis:

Original chrome spoke wheels together with new tires adorn the extended appearance of this Aston Martin

. The

brakes of the vehicle were also completely new, and in the area of the chassis, all components were glass-bead blasted or sandblasted and then powder-coated.


British noblesse coupled with a luxurious feel-good ambience can be found in the interior of the Aston Martin DB2/4 Mark I: Green leather seats offer drivers and passengers a high level of comfort, while the large glass surfaces of the car flood the interior with plenty of light. The 3-spoke steering wheel is generously dimensioned, while the gear stick is again filigree. Just like the exterior, the interior has no flaws that could tarnish the extremely good condition of this vehicle. For an exact overview of the interior and the equipment elements we refer to the many detailed photos.



Since completion of the 6 years lasting restoration work the Aston Martin was moved only 120 kilometers. In addition to the checkbook, which is available, there is also a comprehensible history of the car, in which, among other things, the work of the rebuild was recorded. All instruments in the interior are fully functional.


VB6J is the engine designation of the 2.9-liter inline six-cylinder engine of this Aston Martin: According to the seller's information, the engine produces 160 hp, power transmission to the rear wheels is handled by a 4-speed manual transmission

. The

last service work was carried out in June 2022.


The Aston Martin's underbody


apparently been meticulously restored and is rust-free, preserved and additionally provided with cavity protection. This DB2/4, restored over a period of more than 6 years, is, according to the seller, a perfectly restored vehicle down to the smallest detail, which is suitable for concours events, the Mille Miglia or even for the museum, because according to the current owner, the car is actually too bad to drive, because you can currently find no comparable car in the quality on the market.

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  • Main inspection
  • Complete checkbook
  • Milage trackable
  • Matching numbers
  • Current service performed
  • Low milage

The description of this auction has been made to the best of the seller's knowledge. The condition of this vehicle is based on the opinion of the seller and may differ from your own opinion. The description and photos are for reference. Kickdown does not guarantee the accuracy of the listing and recommends a viewing. The seller decides whether a viewing can be made. Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the description and make all necessary inquiries before placing a bid. For this purpose, please use the comments and questions section for additional information. Please read our terms and conditions for more details.

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