1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark II FastBack Coupe / AM300/1114 Chassis Information

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 photograph

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 photograph

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 photograph

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 photograph

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 photograph

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Aston Martin DB 2/4
Mark II FastBack Coupe
Chassis #: AM300/1114
Engine # VB6J/656
Sold for $318,500 at 2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
Aston Martin introduced the DB2/4 in October of 1953. It offered additional room over its predecessor, the DB2, by having a slightly higher roofline and reducing the fuel tank capacity by two gallons. Other changes included larger front and rear bumpers, the addition of a hatchback, and a wraparound rear windscreen. Power was initially provided by a 2.6-liter engine that was first seen in the DB2 in Vantage specification, but eventually a 3.0-liter was introduced in 1954. In this guise, top speed was achieved at 118 mph.

761 examples would be produced by the time production came to a close in 1957.

This particular example is a MK II variant, of which just 199 were made. It is powered by the larger 3.0-liter engine, has a slightly raised roofline, and a modern-looking fly-off hand brake. Originally delivered via Tice & Son Ltd., it was finished in Dark Grey over Green, with engine no. VB6J/656.

This car is currently finished in blue over a tan combination. It has leather upholstery, dashboard with proper Smiths instrumentation. There is chrome hardware, chrome spokes, blue rims, and blackwall Avon Turbospeed tires. It has front and rear bumper overriders, Lucas amber-lensed driving lamps, and a dashboard-mounted radio with rear-mounted aerial.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2018


2018 RM Sothebys : The Petersen Automotive Museum

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$350,000-$450,000 
Lot was not sold

2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$350,000-$450,000 
Sale Price :
$318,500

2019 2
2018 2
2016 2
2015 3
2014 4
2013 2
2012 2
2011 6
2009 3
2008 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$177,364$200,8342
2018$337,169$355,8372
2016$308,204$396,0002
2015$283,955$359,0723
2014$224,504$262,0004
2013$104,076$172,1512
2012$225,014$270,4872
2011$241,190$454,0276
2009$165,065$300,1173
2008$358,276$358,2761

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I
Chassis#: LML/886
Sold for $200,834
  2019 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#: LML/948
Sold for $153,893
  2019 Bonhams : Aston Martin Sale
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 3.0-Litre Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: LML/1047
Sold for $355,837
  2018 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II
Chassis#: AM300/1114
Sold for $318,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 image  1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 image  
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4
Chassis#: LML 1004
Sold for $220,408
  2016 Silverstone : The May Sale
 
1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 DROPHEAD COUPE
Chassis#: LML/1003
Sold for $396,000
  2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 'Mark I' 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#: LML/938
Sold for $274,418
  2015 Bonhams : The Zoute Sale
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 'MkI' 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#: LML/653
Sold for $218,374
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: LML/795
Sold for $359,072
  2015 RM Auctions - Paris
 
1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 SALOON
Chassis#: LML793
Sold for $205,000
  2014 Mecum - Monterey
 
1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 'MARK I' 3.0-LITRE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: LML/866
Sold for $180,567
  2014 THE ASTON MARTIN WORKS SALE
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Coupé
Chassis#: LML/980
Sold for $262,000
  2014 RM Auctions : Monaco
 
1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 MKI 3 LITRE COUPÉ
Chassis#: LML/812
Sold for $250,450
  2014 LES GRANDES MARQUES DU MONDE AU GRAND PALAIS
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Saloon
Chassis#: LML 767
Sold for $36,000
  2013 H & H Auctions - The Pavilion Gardens
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 'MkI' 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#: LML/1016
Sold for $172,151
  2013 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Sale: Aston Martin and Lagonda Motor Cars
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 2.9 Litre Drophead Coupe
Chassis#: LML723
Sold for $270,487
  2012 H & H - Newbury Racecourse
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: LML/1009
Sold for $179,540
  2012 Bonhams - The Aston Martin Works Service Sale
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I Saloon
Chassis#: LML 1033
Sold for $126,224
  2011 RM Auctions - London
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: LML/888
Sold for $118,507
  2011 Bonhams - Newport Pagnell, Aston Martin Works Service
 
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: LML/1062
Sold for $225,651
  2011 Bonhams - Newport Pagnell, Aston Martin Works Service
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk IIAM300/11142018 RM Sothebys : The Petersen Automotive Museum $350,000$450,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MkI 3.0-Litre Sports SaloonLML/9102018 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival $170,000$220,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4LML9812018 RM Sothebys : London $140,000$180,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4VB6J4682018 Mecum : Monterey$160,000$250,000$275,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Drophead CoupéAM/300/11012018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $550,000$650,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 2.9 Litre SaloonLML/8812017 H & H Auctions Imperial War MuseumDuxford $120,000$140,000
1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 MARK I DROPHEAD COUPÉ PROJECTLML/10092016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale $200,000$220,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4LML7932015 Mecum : Monterey$225,000$250,000$300,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead CoupeLML/8292015 Bonhams : The Scottsdale Auction $525,000$675,000
1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MkII cabriolet LHD 2011 Automobiles sur les Champs   
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead CoupéLML/9022011 Bonhams Newport Pagnell, Aston Martin Works Service $100,000$130,000
1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 SaloonLML9502005 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars $28,000$32,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Mark I FastBack Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: AM3001103
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Drop Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LML/829
Engine Num: VB6J/384
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB 2/41955 Mark I FastBack Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: VB6J468

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