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The return of the original: The AC Ace RS electric

Britain’s oldest car manufacturer, AC Cars, has today unveiled the AC Ace RS electric, continuing the company’s return and reaffirming its approach to providing highly evocative, hand-built cars with high performance zero-emission powertrains.  Restored for the first time in over two decades as an official AC Cars model, and retaining the iconic shape of the …

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The first of the electric AC Cobra fires up

Heralding a new generation of iconic sports cars, the first AC Cobra Series 1 electric is undergoing final development work ahead of the delivery of the first customer cars. A faithful recreation of the AC Cobra, but with a modern, emissions-free electric powertrain, the Series 1 electric is the start of the next chapter for …

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AC Cobra 378 Superblower MkIV 2021 UK review

Reborn 1960s icon controversially swaps to Chevrolet power – but is every bit as fun as its forebears by James Disdale 1 April 2021 https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/ac-cars/cobra-378-superblower-mk-iv/first-drives/ac-cobra-378-superblower-mkiv-2021-uk It’s the most powerful-ever version of the fearsome and famed AC Cobra, the Anglo-American icon that’s been in and out of production for the best part of 60 years. Packing …

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AC marks 120 years with 12 Cobra Superblowers

Nik Berg 10 March 2021 https://www.hagerty.com/media/news/ac-marks-120-years-with-12-cobra-superblowers/ AC Cars has announced a run of a dozen supercharged Cobra V-8s, one for each decade since the company was founded. Making these rare, $180,000 limited-edition machines even more special is that they will be among the last combustion-powered Cobras built by AC before the classic roadsters switch to …

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