SOLD AC Tojeiro Prototype
Available is the car that started the entire AC Ace, Bristol and Cobra line of cars.
In 1953 the owners of the AC motor company were looking to modernize their products. They could design something new themselves or find something suitable and copy it.
At the time John Tojiero was producing very fast sportscars on a limited scale. The car offered was built by Tojiero and shown to the AC company owners. After some hurried negotiations the decision was made to purchase this car and use it as the prototype for their new car, the AC Ace.
After purchasing the car was updated by the factory with their AC engine, steering and other AC components. It was on the AC stand at the 1953 Earls Court motor show alongside a show chassis.
The car was extensively raced thru the 1950’s and improved as time went on. It had the original AC engine changed for a Bristol engine and then a Ford engine at about the same time the factory updated the standard production models.
- Location: CT
- The actual prototype AC Ace.
- 1953 Earls Court Motor Show Car
- RAC Rally factory entry in 1953
- Autocar road tested by John Boster
- Grandfather to the Shelby Cobra.
- Unseen in decades.
1953 Nardi 750 Frua
7,600 miles from new. James Bond edition. BMW Z3 Roadster.
SOLD – 1959 MGA Twin Cam roadster
SOLD – 1966 Alfa Romeo GTC Project
SOLD -1959 Fiat Abarth 750 Zagato double bubble
SOLD 1936 BMW 319/1 Roadster – Very rare – 1 of 178
SOLD 1950 Cooper MK 4 Barn Find
SOLD 1953 Siata 300BC Project
SOLD 1954 Cunningham C3 Coupe. A very rare and desirable project.
SOLD 1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Barn Find