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    Stange Cars..................

    Its hard to believe that the company AC Cars based in Surrey produced these 2 wonderful cars.


    The AC Cobra


    Max Speed: 165mph


    And the AC Model 70


    Max Speed: 55mph



    can you think of any other car manufacturers that produce cars from all scales of the market?



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    Re: Stange Cars..................

    Originally posted by XTR
    Its hard to believe that the company AC Cars based in Surrey produced these 2 wonderful cars.


    The AC Cobra


    Max Speed: 165mph


    And the AC Model 70


    Max Speed: 55mph
    Sorry, gotta nitpick

    The AC cobra was only called the AC cobra because carol shelby had AC in surrey custom make a light frame for him. It wasn't made by AC.

    As for companies that cover both ends of the market, lamborghini make tractors and supercars, mercedes make SL500's and smart cars and nissan make micra's and skylines.

    Loads of companies try it, not many succeed though :/

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    Re: Re: Stange Cars..................

    Originally posted by Knoxville
    Sorry, gotta nitpick

    The AC cobra was only called the AC cobra because carol shelby had AC in surrey custom make a light frame for him. It wasn't made by AC.

    As for companies that cover both ends of the market, lamborghini make tractors and supercars, mercedes make SL500's and smart cars and nissan make micra's and skylines.

    Loads of companies try it, not many succeed though :/

    you dont need to tell me about AC cars m8. (notice the comment in my signature? thats the slogan for AC cars)

    Texan Caroll Shelby plonked a big V8 into a small AC Ace 60's sports car. Creating the AC Cobra. or should i say... Shelby Cobra.

    At the end of the day... AC Cars still make AC Cobra's of various different types. 212, 289, 427 even if they do have Caroll Shelby origins



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    Re: Re: Re: Stange Cars..................

    Originally posted by XTR
    Ever heard the story about the $100 note on the windscreen while accelerating and asking the passenger to reach out to grab it. If they can they can keep it
    Yeah i'd heard that, i'd also heard that no-one ever managed it

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    Gotta be BMW for one.

    From Bubble cars to £80k exec mobiles

    Daewoo? From el-cheapo cars to Oiltankers? or something

    I think you'll find that most manufacturers have started off small at some stage, thats how companies work generally, start small and get big

    Oh and XTR didnt mr shelby actually design a new chasses for the shelby cob etc based on the Ace's as the Ace's couldnt handle the power of that big 'ol v8? AFAIK the Shelby cobra has not much in common with the ace does it? Course im prolly just talking nonsense, im sure i saw a tv program about it ages ago.

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