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Black barn find: 1959 AC ACE Bristol

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Fifty years are, in human terms, a very long time. There are many people who at the age of 50 are not even lucky enough to arrive and others, such as the former owner of this Ace Bristol, have even … Continue reading

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Bare metal: 1959 ACE Bristol Roadster

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The mother of the Shelby Cobra was not born with a V8 inside but with a sophisticated inline-six, twin cam engine like the one which pushes this car (chassis #BEX1071) which is said to have been off-road since 1978. As … Continue reading

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Writer’s own: 1958 AC ACE Bristol Roadster

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What remains of this ACE Bristol (chassis BEX 483) once belonged to the french writer Françoise Sagan who bought it new in 1958 from the official French AC importer André Chardonnet. Of course at the time the car looked much better than … Continue reading

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