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
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
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