Octane classic car specs
1951-1962 AC Ace (AC engine)
1970-1986 CITROEN GS/GSA
1986-1991 ALPINE-RENAULT GTA V6 Turbo
Homologation special based on 1800-engined 124 Spider. There’s extra power...
Carlo Abarth cut his performance car teeth on the rear-engined Fiat 500, producing...
Carlo Abarth’s 750 Zagato GT first appeared at the Geneva Motor Show in 1956...
The Abarth-converted Fiat 850 and 1000 were front-running European Group one...
After WW2 ended, AC resumed the building of low-volume quality cars with this...
Straightforward drophead version of the saloon was only in production a year...
An attempt to lift sales by building something more affordable saw AC mid-mounting...
Heavy-hitter from Thames Ditton uses a six-inch-extended Cobra chassis clothed...
Soft-top version of the Frua-styled Mistral lookalike is even rarer than the...
Designed to raise AC’s post-war profile, and to tap into America’s new-...
Introduced in 1961 and originally a Ruddspeed conversion – hence the ‘RS...
From 1956, all those who had criticised the Ace for its lack of power got an...
Introduced for 1955, the Aceca was a grand touring coupé version of the Ace...
In line with the Ace, a Bristol-engined version of the Aceca was added from...
The arrival of the Cobra MkIV heralded a new era for AC. The Hurlock family...
A complete reworking of the Cobra’s chassis was required for the installation...
Carroll Shelby’s big idea outsold the Ace it was based on, with most sold...
Stylish and dignified four-seat big brother to the Aceca, also panelled in...
An appealing Italian ‘bitza’ that somehow transcends the sum of its parts...
The Type Four Project resulted in four cars from Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Fiat and...