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ASTON MARTIN 15/98 SHORT

2/4-seater sports, 2-seater drophead coupé.

Detuned production 2-litre, still with a magneto and twin SUs, but now featuring wet sump lubricaton (no frontal tank), Girling rod-operated brakes, hydraulic rear dampers, a Moss synchro 'box, all on 99ins wheelbase. Abbey did the open bodies, and Abbott the dropheads. Good for 85/90mph.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1949cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1937 to 1939  
Number produced:
75