Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1989
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Immobilizer
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: UK Registered Chassis Number: TBC
AC’s Ace was an immensely successful car in every way; it sold strongly, won races and was perhaps the loveliest car of its era. AC, however, had no replacement planned and again AC looked destined to fold when Bristol ended production of the 2 litre engine which had become the backbone of ACs range. Then Carroll Shelby, a Texan chicken farmer and racing driver, had the bright idea of fitting a 4 litre Ford V8 engine into an Ace chassis and so the legendary AC "Shelby” Cobra was born. When production ended the world was left hungry for more and so when the Brooklands works of Autokraft Ltd acquired rights to build the cars again, they were in much demand.
The example on offer here is a 1989 aluminium-bodied car which has only covered approximately 6,000 miles from new and the owner informs us that the car i