The Fixed-Head Coupe example of the 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II is perhaps one of the most-loved body styles. Boasting a sleek curvature with practical 2+2 seating, it would see the majority of production throughout the early days of the Mk I and Mk II DB-series. If you’re thinking about buying a 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Fixed-Head Coupe, it would make an excellent example of early Aston Martin history, engineering and design for any garage or collection. The Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II was released in 1955 and would see production for just two short years before transitioning into the Mk III. During this time, it is estimated that 199 examples were produced, including both Fixed-Head Coupe and Drophead Coupe versions. The Mk II also boasted a few new exterior appointments, including new chrome trim, rounded headlights and tail fins. The tail fins, which were popular in 1950’s American automotive design, would help boost growing interest in the American market. Another interesting piece of trivia regarding the Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II is the fact that coachbuilding was moved from Feltham to the Tickford Coachbuilding Works in Newport Pagnell. This is a significant move in Aston Martin history.
When buying a 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Fixed-Head Coupe, it is important to understand that rust can play a large role in the overall condition. While a little bit of rust may not deter you from purchasing a Mk II FHC example, special consideration should be made for the cost of restoration. In fact, restoration on these limited production aluminum body examples can be quite costly. Always do your research and understand fully what you’re purchasing, as restoration costs can quickly add up. For this and other reasons, it is always best to purchase the best condition Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II Fixed-Head Coupe you can within your budget. These are just a few of the many, many Buyer’s Tips that The Beverly Hills Car Club has learned over their years of experience in the classic Aston Martin market. These are the types of tips that The Beverly Hills Car Club is happy to share with their clients and friends. To learn more or to discuss the Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II examples currently available to you, do not hesitate to contact their team today.
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