AC Cobra: The Truth Behind the Anglo-American Legend (Haynes Great Cars Series)

AC Cobra: The Truth Behind the Anglo-American Legend (Haynes Great Cars Series)

by Rinsey Mills
     
 

The legendary AC Cobra is one of the world's ultimate no-compromise sports cars. Originally derived from the AC Ace, the brutal Cobra was the result of Carroll Shelby's dream to combine British chassis expertise with the easily available power of a large-capacity American V8 engine. Forty years on from its debut, this much imitated car is revered the world over,

Overview

The legendary AC Cobra is one of the world's ultimate no-compromise sports cars. Originally derived from the AC Ace, the brutal Cobra was the result of Carroll Shelby's dream to combine British chassis expertise with the easily available power of a large-capacity American V8 engine. Forty years on from its debut, this much imitated car is revered the world over, and original examples have become highly sought-after. This beautifully produced commemorative book will appeal to all sports car fans as well as to Cobra enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859608494
Publisher:
Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Series:
Haynes Great Cars Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Rinsey Mills has owned AC sports cars, both pre-war and post-war, for forty years. He has restored some and raced others. His books include Original AC Ace and Cobra and Essential AC Cobra.

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