The Vanwall VW 2 was a race car built and raced in 1956.
The car was fitted with a Vanwall 2490cc four-cylinder engine which produced 280hp. The engine was front-mounted, the car was fitted with rear-wheel drive and the car was rear-wheel drive. The VW 2 rode on Pirelli tyres.
A small group of people drove the car. These were:
- Colin Chapman
- Jose-Froilan Gonzalez
- Mike Hawthorn
- Harry Schell
- Piero Taruffi
- Maurice Trintignat
The VW 2 was entered in 14 races in 1956 but it only managed to complete two of these.