1992 AC Cobra

Recreation "Viper"

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1992
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Cream
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit
Fawkham, Longfield
Kent, DA3 8NG
Sunday 24th May 2009
Registration Number: PGC 951K Chassis Number: SABTVR03538065479
In the early 1950s AC seemed doomed as a car maker because all it had were invalid carriages and an old fashioned 2 litre saloon and tourer which had beam front axles and an engine which dated 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 making chassis for a small number of customers. One was bought by Cliff Davis who had a pretty barchetta body made for it after the style of bodies which Touring made for the Ferrari 166. Davis was immensely successful in British racing with his car and thought of putting it in to production, but AC beat him to it and bought the rights to the Tojeiro chassis. AC‘s own Allan Turner revised the body style, turning pretty into beautiful, and so