The DB 2/4 Mark III was a sporty grand tourer produced in the years 1957-1959. It replaced the Mark II using a Bentley-designed engine that was redesigned. It was sold as a 2+2 hatchback, 2-seater coupe and drophead. Only  551 were produced in total and was replaced by the DB4. It was powered by a 2.9-liter I6 engine and its power output ranged from 162 horsepower (121 kW) to 195 horsepower (145 kW). One car was equipped with a special competition engine that had a power output of up to 214 hp (159 kW). The car with the basic engine (178 hp, 132 kW) was able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 9.5 s and to a speed of 193 km/h.