AC Cobra 378 will be produced in 2017, as the revived version of the classic sports car with a V8 engine and a traditional chassis ladder. These new pictures were published on the eve of his arrival in the first quarter of next year.
Based on the design of the original Cobra MK4, in 2017 the car will be supplied with a choice of two 6.2-liter V8 engine producing 440bhp atmospheric or supercharged with 550bhp.
Both versions will receive the electronic control unit (ECU), modern transmission, power brakes, power steering and optional air conditioning. In an attempt to be more practical and reliable cars, but also to preserve the character of the original model.
“It’s quasi-modern car, You can use it every day if you want,” as the owner of the car Alan lubinsky said car. “It was a significant improvement, but the underlying hardware chassis and surrounding parts – in fact, as they were before, only with a more modern car.”
Lubinsky said that the first customer cars come in production, with deliveries to the UK starting in February or March of 2017.
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“We are waiting for a new low-volume production rules [HR22 low replica car bill] is completed, so that we can sell the car there,” continued lyubinskiy. “The car will be sold in America under the name two classic, as popular models of the 1980-ies”.
Hong Kong and China also confirmed the future for the regions sales model, but the first cars are built for European customers.
The price varies from car to car in connection with a wide range of settings, but lubinsky has confirmed that the cars sold in the UK will cost less than £100,000. He said “something in the region of £85,000 to £90,000” was likely.
Release 378 is unlimited, and it will be accompanied by models of the Cobra in the near future. “We are already working on another one that would be a really good car for more people,” said lubinsky.
In 378, in the Name references the new Cobra cubic inch engine. The car arrives after the AC began production of nine models from Legacy Cobra. Built exact specifications, these cars were valued at £500,000 each year before taxes.
They were produced after the first 1962 AC Cobra sold at auction earlier this year for 10.2 million pounds, making it the most valuable British road car going under the hammer today.
Watch the video below to see how the previous AC Cobra MkVI lived in drag racing: