Amazing car! Fitted with Jaguar 5.3 litre V12 with 6 twin-choke downdraught Weber carbs. Getrag 5 speed manual gearbox (re-built at a cost of £2,000). All Jaguar running gear with fully adjustable suspension. Completed & SVA tested in 2006 but retaining a very valuable 1968 donor vehicle registration paper! Stainless underfloor exhausts. Finished in metallic anthracite black with contrasting rosso red full leather interior. Full weather equipment in black mohair including tonneau cover. Authentic 15" Halibrand replica alloys with Goodrich Comp. tyres. Smith's instruments, Motolita woodrim steering wheel, full width roll bar, immobiliser. Heater, stone guards, mesh grilles, triple wipers, sun visors & wind deflectors. Serviced in July 16. Comprehensive history file with old MOT's and an original build manual. This car would be ideal for export due to it's date of origin on the V5 or perfect for a UK based customer. very keenly priced for a quick sale. HPI checked and all clear.
San Diego, CA 92081 1967 Shelby Cobra Replica The AC Cobra, sold as the Ford/Shelby AC Cobra in the United States and often known colloquially as the Shelby, is an American-engined British sports car produced intermittently since 1962. Like many British specialist manufacturers, AC Cars had been using the Bristol straight-6 engine in its small-volume production, including its AC Ace two-seater roadster. This had a hand-built body with a steel tube frame, and aluminium body panels that were made using English wheeling machines. AC started using the 2.6 litre Ford Zephyr engine in its cars. In September 1961, American automotive designer Carroll Shelby airmailed AC a letter asking them if they would build him a car modified to accept a V8 engine. AC agreed, provided a suitable engine could be found. Shelby went to Chevrolet to see if they would provide him with engines, but not wanting to add competition to the Corvette they said no. However, Ford wanted a car that could compete with the Corvette and they happened to have a brand new engine which could be used in this endeavor: Ford’s 260 in³ HiPo (4.2 L) engine – a new lightweight, thin-wall cast small-block V8 tuned for high perfor
This highly developed four wheel drive Dax is a previous multi-championship winner, and also held class records at Loton Park, Shelsley Walsh and Prescott in the hands of Mark Butler. Fitted with a John Eales Rover 5 litre V8 engine, producing 415 bhp and 376 lbs/ft of torque. Running on 50mm Jenvey throttle bodies, with fuel injection and electronic ignition, using Motec M4 fully adjustable ECU with data logging. Ford running gear with MT75 gearbox, double sintered clutch, uprated driveshafts and rear LSD. Suspension re-designed by Allan Staniforth. Complete with extensive build documentation and running instructions, a lap top with the data logging software and history, a spare set of split rims with slicks, spare John Eales 3.9 Rover V8 on Webers and a spare MT75 gearbox. For the brave-hearted the car has a V5 and could be MOT'd for use on the road. Unused for several years and in need of some light recommissioning.