AC Cobra 427 (1966)
Original AC Cobra in immaculate condition. One of the most impressive driving machines in the world.
This AC Cobra 427 is a real factory continuation car, built by AC Cars in 2006 following 427ci street specification. This AC with chassisnr COX3361 is the very last car built by AC Cars in the Frimley factory, and finished by Steve Gray at AC Heritage. This stunning machine is in virtually new and immaculate condition with only 915 miles on the clocks, and offers the most thrilling driving experience. Aluminium bodywork constructed on the original 1965 body jigs to original specification and using the traditional english wheel. All sections are gas welded with parent metal filler rod. The chassis is 100% to original specification, using the original AC factory jig.
This example is finished in Guards Red with Black hide interior, and comes with a tonneau cover in black. The engine is a 427 ci. high performance engine built by Southern Automotive, with the following specifications : Keith Black hypereutectic pistons, Melling high volume oil pump, Southern Automotive custom grind hydraulic lift camshafts, Canton 8qt style oil pan, stainless steel intake and exhaust valves, 2 x 4V 390 cfm Holley carburettors and a 9:8:1 compression ratio giving approx. 450 bhp. The engine is mated to a 4 speed close ratio big spline top loader gearbox. Front wheels are 7.5x15 Halibrands, rears are 9.5x15 with correct Avon tyres. As you can see, a fine recipe for impressive performance.
This AC comes with a FIA HTP, allowing it to participate in major events worldwide, and is of course road registered. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a real factory built AC Cobra 427. You may call it a Continuation, a Sanction 2 or whatever, but it is definitely the closest thing to a one-million-plus proper 1966 Cobra. This is a very special motorcar which will fit in each important car collection, and one of the very last real AC's ever built !