Aston Martin DB2
Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 5
The Aston Martin DB2 of 1950
was seen as the benchmark car for all future Astons. This was due to the coupe's luxurious and old-world charm that hosted a smooth (but powerful) six-cylinder twin-cam 116bhp engine from the Lagonda 2.6 saloon.
These cars would top 185 km/h with the standard engine, but more than 193 km/h with the high-compression Vantage engine, which in its time, represented amazing car performance.
The cars were coil-sprung with a Panhard rod for the high side loads. The suspension
in the front was unusual with a trailing-link design and it housed very large wheels - 38cm centre-lockers complete with the best contemporary Dunlop crossplys.