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