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  Aston Martin DB2 Prototype
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1949
Numbers built:3+1
Designed by:Frank Feeley
Successor:Aston Martin DB2 Team Car
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 23, 2016
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Chassis LMA/2/49 The second of the three all-new DB2s fielded in the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans, this was one of two fitted with the earlier four-cylinder engine. It was driven by Arthur Jones and Nick Haines, who finished seventh overall while the two other DB2 Prototypes retired with mechani>>>

Chassis LML/49/3 Featured is one of three DB2 Prototypes entered in the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans and the only one with the Lagonda engine. As such it is the very first of the six cylinder engined Aston Martins. It retired at Le Mans with water pump problems, but a few weeks later in the Spa >>>

Chassis LML/49/4 The fourth DB2 Prototype built and the second powered by the Lagonda six-cylinder engine, this was David Brown's personal car. It was used for demonstrations in 1949 and was also raced by Lance Macklin during the following year. He crashed the car at the Targa Florio and fol>>>


  Article Image gallery (49) Chassis (3) Specifications