Aston Martin DB2, DB2/4 & DB3 In Detail: 1950-59

March 28, 2005|
Aston Martin DB2, DB2/4 & DB3 In Detail: 1950-59 by Nick Walker
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Before World War II Aston Martin had made some stunning sports cars but had undergone numerous financial crises. The company was bought by David Brown in 1947, and in 1950 he launched the all-new DB2 with a brilliant engine designed by W.O. Bentley. The car was a sleek, beautiful and fast two-seater closed coupe of the highest pedigree and led to the highly successful DB3 and DB3S racers, which were entered by the works at Le Mans, Sebring and elsewhere, driven by star drivers from Stirling Moss to Roy Salvadori. All these Aston Martins are examined and analyzed in detail here, with specially commissioned color photography of seven outstanding examples of this rare, expensive and exotic breed of sporting motor car. Models covered: DB1 1948-50, DB2 1950-53, DB2/4 1953-55, DB2/4 MkII 1955-57, DB2/4 MkIII 1957-59, plus Competition models DB3 1951-53 and DB3S 1953-56
Nick Walker studied engineering at Cambridge, but then pursued a career in business management and marketing. He is Honorary Librarian of the Vintage Sports-Car Club, Honorary Archivist of SAE-UK (formerly IBCAM), and a member of the Society of Automotive Historians. His special allegiance is to the Alvis marque, and he has owned exam...
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Title:Aston Martin DB2, DB2/4 & DB3 In Detail: 1950-59Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:176 pages, 11 X 8.62 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 11 X 8.62 X 0.75 inPublished:March 28, 2005Publisher:Herridge & Sons Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0954106334

ISBN - 13:9780954106331

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