AC Cobra, one of the most iconic sports cars in the world, received
an update for 2009.
The AC MkVI, a faithful recreation of the ultimate sports car
icon - the AC Cobra, is produced in Germany by Gullwing GmbH
working in conjunction with AC.
The chairman of AC, Alan Lubinsky said of the AC MkVI. "The
car has fully triangulated, jig welded roundtube spaceframe
chassis, with racecar derived suspension, suitably adapted to
be road compliant. 4-pot Porsche brake calipers with vented
discs, 332 mm front-298 mm rear. Differential with variable
powerlock. Corvette V-8 engine, 6.2 Litre, 437 bhp for the GT
and 647 bhp for GTS version, both compliant to current emission
laws. Handmade aluminium-hybrid bodies, handmade to last forever,
with increased, air conditioned cabin size for taller drivers.
Finest German carpets and leather hides, craftsman made to create
a luxurious and comfortable interior".
The AC MkVI is an open-top sports car based on the design of
the Le Mans winning AC Cobra with many of the original car's
characteristics while incorporating modern technology. The cars
are not imitations - they are the latest generation of AC Cobra's
incorporating relevant advanced technology.
The AC MkVI weighs in at approximately 1,025 kgs (2260 lbs)
and can reach 62 mph (100 km/h) in around 3.3 seconds.
Similar and related vehicles:
Cobra 212 S/C