Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • 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 - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Registration Number: CF44 Chassis Number: EHJ 440H
The AC Frua competed with Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati models and was built over a stretched AC Cobra 427 chassis; the car had immense performance with the big-block Ford FE engine having larger capacity, more torque and more power than other Italian cars but with similar weight. John McLellan said in his book ‘Classic ACs, Auto Carrier to Cobra’, ‘I like the 428 because it fits my image of a true GT Car’. He also quoted the magazine Autocar which said the following about the AC 428: ‘Like anything exclusive, especially from craftsmen, it costs a lot of money. For this you get one of the fastest cars on the road, guaranteed to make an impression anywhere, and backed by a small company that cares. This AC joins that select company of very fast, very luxurious touring automobiles which moved effortlessly fro