1982 AC Cobra

Recreation by Intermeccanica

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1982
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

In the early 1950s AC seemed doomed as a car maker because all it had were invalid carriages and an old fashioned two litre saloon and tourer which had beam front axles and an engine dating back to 1919. The company experimented with a number of horizontally-opposed engines, but none saw production. As it seemed that AC would fade, John Tojeiro was meanwhile making chassis for a small number of customers. They were simple but effective ladder frames with independent front and rear suspension by transverse leaf springs and lower wishbones. AC''s own Allan Turner revised the body style, turning pretty into beautiful, and so the AC Ace was born. It was an immensely successful car in every way, it sold strongly, won races and was perhaps the loveliest car of its era, bar none. AC, however, had no replacement in