Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1955
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: SPX 66 Chassis Number: AE 66
"Highest engineering at moderate price …delightful to handle. "So read the advertisement on A.C’s Tojeiro inspired Ace of 1955. Derek Hurlock’s Thames Ditton Factory introduced the Ace at the time of the 1953 Motor Show and with the familiar two litre six cylinder engine allied to a steel tube chassis and strikingly sporty aluminium coachwork, the new model offered 100 mph performance and remarkable road holding . The engine developed a purposeful 102 bhp at 5000rpm and the marque enjoyed considerable competition success in the hands of amateur drivers such as Chris Lawrence. A tubular chassis is the basis of this iconic British sports car skinned with a beautiful hand built alloy sports roadster body. Transverse leaf springs and wishbones are used to provide independent front and rear suspension. Th