1956 AC Ace

Bristol

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    3/1956
  • Mileage 
    500 km / 311 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    BEX 135
  • Engine number 
    100 D 767
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • FIA Papers 
    Yes
  • Reference number 
    003
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Green
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Green
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    130 PS / 96 kW / 129 BHP
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1956 AC ace Bristol Roadster Chassis BEX 135

A Landmark sports car in its most desirable specification
Original Left hand drive
Overdrive transmission
Recent professional restoration .
Of Them all the Ace was the truest sports car , it could be used for daily commuting , or for high speed long distance touring , but it could be driven to a race meeting . campaigned with distinction , and driving home again, even if that race was the Le Mans 24 hours .
Equipped with the most powerfull engine Bristol 6 cyl 1971 cc based on the pre war BMW 328 with cylinderhead designed by Rudolf Schleicher incorporating hemispheric chambers and inclined valves
In period competition history , eligible for the most events worldwide Le mans classic …. Etc
Carte FIVA , Passport FIA

This AC Brsitol BEX 135 was delivered to Garage Francorchamps 29/03/1956
First genuine AC Bristol racing car
Entered by ECURIE Nationale belge at the 12 h de Reims for Michel Ringoir / Scheid and finish 11th
Chimay ; Grand prix des frontieres ; Spa Francorchamps . 1956

Sold again to Garage francorchamps en 1957 ( to sell Ferrari 250 gt 0707 gt to Ringoir )
Le Mans 1959 Blary - Pilette ; Blary ; 5min22 sec practice . doesn’t start
History known untill today