This was the 1997 Motor Show prototype car. The revised interior and body was to give the previous Brooklands Ace a facelift. Built at the Vickers Drive AC Cars factory at Brooklands in Surrey.
The car is in sterling silver with red oxblood leather trim, the hardtop is removable, but there is no soft top fitted. This car has covered only 12,000 warranted miles from new and has a full history.
R200 ACE is a supercharged model with the 5.0 litre V8 Mustang motor, that produces 340 Bhp with the supercharger at 5700rpm maximum torque 385lb -ft @3500rpm. The transmission is s Borgwarner T50D 5 speed manual gearbox . BTR Hydratrak hydraulic LSD. Vented discs 10.9 front, 10.7 rear telescopic gas shock absorbers, heated front screen, electric seats, adjustable steering column and alloy wheels.
This car is HPI clear and has had no accidents. It will require an enthusiast to fettle with areas, but as part of the charm of hand built cars this is always the case.
As the press car for AC for 1997 this represents part of the company's history and AC ownership at an entry level.
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