1998 AC COBRA RECREATION // COBRETTI VIPER V8 // 2 OWNERS SOLD
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|FOR SALE; Cobretti Viper V8 // 2 Owners // Excellent History|
427 Replica, Chevy 5.7ltr 350cu V8, Side Exit exhausts, Jaguar XJ6 Suspension with independent wishbones, Coilover shock abosrbers, Jaguar XJ6 Servo assisted braking system, Blue racing harnesses, Dark blue carpets, Push button starter, Battery Isolator, Manual Heater, Radio CD Pioneer headunit.
Finished in Avus Blue metallic, the construction of this Cobretti is made out of GRP and presents in great condition. The paint still has a deep lustre and along with the wide arches and low slung body creates quite the impression when out on the road.
The Chrome work is bright and free from blemishes, it is perfectly placed and abundant around the body with large front and rear bumpers, side grilles, roll over hoop, mirrors, fuel filler, rear arch covers and the impressive, huge side exit exhausts.
The option to pop the small doors and step in or just hop straight over is there depending on athletic ability and the need to show off! The interior is sparse but luxurious and comfortable, the classic bucket seats snug and beautifully finished in soft cream leather. This (leather) extends to the dash, door cards, gear and hand brake covers, a wonderful contrast and compliment to the blue paintwork. Dark blue carpets and blue harnesses finished in blue, tie the interior and exterior together.
The driving position is low slung with the period wooden steering wheel falling to hand comfortably, dials are courtesy of period Smith units and finish off the interior nicely.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Press the starter button and the 5.7ltr 350cu V8 bursts into life and settles into that familiar deep burble that only a V8 can produce. Select drive on the Quick shifter automatic transmission and the Viper pulls anyway smoothly with a wonderful growl from the side exit stainless steel exhaust system. An intense and visceral experience with noise and wind ensuring that every outing is an event.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The Viper is fitted with period looking Halibrands, finished with black centres, a polished rim and matching centre lock nut which look fantastic against the drama of the body styling.
These are wrapped with B F Goodridge tyres all round with good tread. Brakes present well under inspection with plenty of pad and disc material remaining.
With just 2 owners from new the history file has been well maintained and is brimming with build and maintenance documentation.
Kit, part order forms and correspondence with Cobretti are filed with further DVLA road registration included when built and registered in 1998.
This Viper has been well maintained throughout its life with an extensive history file including all MOT certificates. Used on high days and holidays it has covered minimal mileage each year.
Please visit our website for a full write up and additional photographs.
The car is supplied having had an extensive intake inspection. Warranty, Finance, Part Exchange and Worldwide shipping are all available on request.
Buy with confidence: we operate from a 10,000sq ft indoor showroom with the support of a fully functioning 4000sq ft preparation and service centre that includes a professional photo studio that is used by Top Gear, McLaren and Alpine Stars. We have a passionate team that work incredibly hard to ensure all our motor cars go through our rigorous and unique sales process so they are presented in the best possible condition and light, then found homes all over the world.
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Selling? Our commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.
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