AC/Shelby Cobra

1962 to 1968 (all models)

AC/Shelby Cobra 1962 to 1968 (all models)
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Format: Hardback, 156 Pages
ISBN: 9780857337863
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Part-time racer and chicken farmer Carroll Shelby ordered a chassis from AC Cars in England in 1961, and asked them to install a Ford V8 engine in it. The AC Ace was fitted with the same rear diff as that used in the Jaguar E-type, and so when the car arrived in the Shelby workshop, it proved easy to modify thanks to the simple AC layout.

The author

Glen Smale is a writer on automotive subjects. His books for Haynes include Porsche 917: The complete photographic history, Porsche at Le Mans, Jaguar E-type: Portrait of a Design Icon, (for which he received the Laurin and Klement ‘Design Writer of the Year’ award in 2007) and Porsche 956/962: A photographic history. He lives in Carmarthenshire.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 156 Pages
ISBN: 9780857337863
Illustrations: 200 color & 100 b-w photos
Size: 8.27 in x 10.64 in x 0.5 in / 210.06 mm x 270.26 mm x 12.7 mm
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