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AC 2-Litre Saloon, Drophead Coupe, Buckland Tourer

Overview

Produced: 1947-1957, 1250 produced.
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Drophead Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
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During the 1930's AC gained a good reputation for producing elegant, well made motor cars with sporting characters. In 1947 AC launched its first post-war model, the 2 Litre. The new model came with a choice of traditionally constructed saloon or drophead coachwork, although the styling was modern in its design.

The mechanical underpinnings were of a straight forward, modern design and used a 1991cc straight six engine which gave reasonable power and performance. From 1949 a tourer version was also made available as an alternative to the Drophead Coupe style, a four door saloon became available in 1952.

Production of the 2 Litre in its various guises lasted until 1958, by then nearly 1,300 cars had been built.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1991ccS6 OHCAC S6 OHC65mm x 100mm6.5

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/RWormBeam axle/Semi-elliptic leaf springsBeam axle/Semi-elliptic leaf springs

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
84 mph23.2 s22 s22 mpg74 bhp 4500

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 9"4' 8"5' 4"5' 7" 0 (26)

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