1965 AC COBRA (ALUMINIUM BODY) TOOLROOM RECREATION For Sale
DBR create hand built tool-room AC Cobras in 289, 427 and Daytona Coupe configuration, built using the finest original specification parts for absolute accuracy and period correct feel. We have over 30 years expertise in creating bespoke Cobra’s at our UK based workshops and we are now taking orders for our limited production run of fully completed, turn key cars in 2020.
Each of our Cobras are hand built to original factory specification, in right or left hand drive, supplied full road registered and can be supplied with full FIA HTP if required.
Full specifications include:
Body: Bare brushed 1.5mm aluminium (3003 grade), hand formed over bucks using traditional tools and an English wheel
Chassis: Cold drawn seamless tube (3.2mm wall thickness), jig assembled to original factory dimensions, shot blasted, etch primed & powder coated
Suspension: Double wishbone. Front and rear.
"A" arms: Tubular (seamless) steel construction to original drawings with bronze bushes and spherical and rod end bearings. Powder coated.
Uprights: To original specification. New manufactured, cnc machined
Hubs: To original specification for fitment of (6) peg drive wheels with Shelby American tri-spinner centre nut
Dampers: ATR gas. With adjustment for damping.
Wheels: 15" one piece aluminium Halibrand replica peg drive knock – on, (Magnesium optional) with Avon Tyres CR6ZZ 275/55/15 rear and 225/65/15 front
Brakes : Original pattern Girling ORA & CR brake calipers with original triple remote brake & clutch reservoirs
Master cylinders are dual with balance bar (none adjustable, as per original cars); original type pedals and pedal pads
Steering: Original spec. Rack & pinion with Moto-Lita 15" wood rim steering wheel, split spoke as original
Cooling: High performance aluminium radiator with Spal 16" fan & Mocal oil cooler with all original plumbing and stainless steel braided hoses with anodised (black) aluminium Aeroquip fittings
Fuel system: Fully baffled aluminium fuel tank
Exhaust system: Tubular headers and original pattern side pipes
Instruments: Original specification Smiths, mechanical, gauges
Electrics: Original pattern loom with additional wiring to meet current lighting and instrument regulations. Original style relays and fuse box etc, with original type flick and rotary dashboard switches
Trim: Leather trimmed tubular steel frame seats and leather trimmed dashboard
Engine: Ford FE Series 452ci (7.4L).
Built on a "Seasoned" block with all new internals with stroker crank and all new ancillaries. Including Edelbrock performance aluminium cylinder heads and intake manifold. Holley 4 barrel carburettor. Turkey pan cold air intake, remote oil filter housing.
Horsepower and Torque in excess of 450/500
Transmission: Tremec TKO600 5 speed or 4 speed Ford ‘top loader’ optional
Differential: Salisbury 4HU (4 bolt) in FIA HTP compliant cast iron case
Also available is a Le Mans type aerodynamic hardtop finished in aluminium or GRP
Orders now being taken for 2020 delivery; priced from £84,500 for a fully completed UK road registered car, finished in bare aluminium
Please call Dave Brookes for more information or to discuss your personal requirements.
For more information:-
+44 (0)7785 702005
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