1970 AC 428

Coupe by Frua

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1970
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: WNV 964H Chassis Number: CF 41
The AC 428 made its debut at the London Motor Show in 1965. Derived from its cousin the Cobra, it shared a similarly excellent chassis and unbeatable 7-litre Ford V8 engine, the latter endowing it with quite formidable performance. Coachwork was in the Grand Touring style, courtesy of Frua in Italy, and was offered in coupe or convertible form. The 428 aimed, of course, to steal customers from Ferrari, Maserati and Aston Martin. Had it not been so costly it may well have done so, for in terms of speed and comfort it certainly outshone its rivals. Unfortunately its price put it in the same bracket as these thoroughbreds, and since the AC badge did not hold the same prestigious mystique, sales were very slow in coming. Eventually, after a mere 58 coupes and 28 convertibles had been sold, this highly exclusive model bowed out of production under the on