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AC Cobra Cobra Gardner Douglas Shortlist +6

Year 2008

Mileage 6,900

Transmission Manual

Fuel type Petrol

Gardner Douglas built GD 427 MK4 GMLS V8, 6 litre, 430 BHP (approx) Hood and side screens, Tonneau cover, wet weather gear 2 owners, Finished in Brilliant Red with Beige Leather Seats, 4 point race harnesses, 18'' Alloy Wheels, Stunning Example, Good history file.
AC Cobra Ace AC Ace Brsitol Roadster 289 V8 Cobra Shortlist +19

Year 1956

Mileage Unknown

Transmission Manual

Fuel type Petrol

- 289 Cobra V8 - Fantastic Cobra upgrades - 1 of only 466 examples produced - Supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity from the AC owners club Introduced in October 1953, the AC Ace was essentially a reworked version of “Loy 500” the handsome John Tojeiro designed sports racer with which Cliff Davis won 6 races that season. Lured into collaboration with the Thames Ditton manufacturer by the promise of a £5 per car royalty fee, Tojeiro ensured that the new model’s ladder-framed tubular chassis enjoyed the same handling prowess as its competition forebear. Ace Bristols achieved considerable success at Le Mans in 1957, 1958 and 1959 as well as domination the Sports Car Club of America’s production championship. According to a letter on file from AC club registrar Tony Bancroft, this particular left-hand drive example was dispatched from Thames Ditton on 7th December 1956 and delivered to Jack Fernancez in Venezuela. As well as being the Venezuelan importer, Fernandez was a keen racer and competed in similar Bristol-engined Aces. Competition success gave Mr. Fernandez a great deal of favourable publicity which resulted in Venezuela becoming the third largest export market for Ace Bristols, behind only the USA and France. The two-seater eventually ended up in North America and by the 1970s was fitted with its current, 1965 date-stamped 289 Ford 4.7, V8 engine and T10 gearbox. The conversion was carried out without any major changes to the body or chassis, and is accompanied with the letter of authenticity from the official AC owners club. Pleasingly, the history file contains photographs of the car taken in the early 1980s appearing largely as it does today. By 1991 our Ace belonged to the US firm Southern Classics and thereafter it passed through the hands o
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