2006 AC Cobra

by Gardner Douglas

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2006
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: JKM 656Y Chassis Number: GD427J0204
The AC Cobra was spawned when Carroll Shelby decided to place a V8 engine into the AC Ace. Already a fine handling and attractive sports car, the Cobra set the precedent for sports cars for years to come by mating a light weight body with brutal V8 power creating an awesomely quick and exciting car that could be driven on the road and win races in at the weekends. To this day there are few cars that can out accelerate a Cobra. It was produced in various guises from the sixties to the current production models but still remains essentially very similar to when Shelby created the first car nearly fifty years ago. When production then ceased in the late 1960’s, Autocraft were then granted the rights to continue using the Cobra name and produced a car that has now become, in its own right, quite a collect