1963 AC Cobra

289 - Ex - Lord Cross, Mugello, The First 'COB' Cobra

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Original condition
  • Interior colour 
    Beige
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Green
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

William I'Anson Ltd are excited to offer for sale the Ex – Lord Cross, Mugello World Sportscar Championship, First UK & RHD ‘COB’ Cobra, Two Family Owners From New 1963 AC Cobra 289.

The first UK market, right hand drive ‘COB’ chassis number designation AC Cobra 289 produced, delivered in November 1963 to Investigations & Management Ltd in London.

Sold just three months later to Lord Cross, who campaigned COB 6004 from 1964, at events including the Mugello round of the World Sportscar Championship, throughout the rest of his life.

Retained by the Cross family until 2006, when sold back to the family of the original owner.

Remaining exquisitely original and complete, featuring original interior and hard top. Accompanied by complete history file with original ‘buff’ log book, AC Cars purchase order, period correspondence, original race programmes, period race pictures and more.

For more information about the stunning Ex - Lord Cross 1963 AC Cobra 289, please enquire or visit our website here:
https://williamianson.com/car/1963-ac-cobra-289-for-sale/