Coupe,2 doors,2 seats
AC had originally made its name selling three wheeled "carriages" during the beginning of the century, today AC tends to remembered for its legendary post-war sports cars. In
This vehicle had proper car-type 12v electrics with dynamo and starter motor. The hydraulic brakes were on the rear wheels only. The crankshaft was fitted with a 3 groove pulley. 3 v belts in parallel drove a much larger external flywheel and clutch assembly mounted on a separate gearbox. The flywheel was fitted with a car type ring of teeth for the starter. The Gearbox mounted above diff. with the chain drive joining them.
The column gearchange was poor - you rattled the lever and it was pot luck which gear was selected. It had a very small turning circle so going fast in reverse on fulllock always impressed onlookers.
The body featured alloy panels mounted over a steel chassis, the interior could seat a driver and two passengers.
Production continued in limited numbers until
Drivetrain and Suspension
|Drivetrain||Steering||Front Suspension||Rear Suspension|
|Top Speed||0-60||SQM||MPG||Engine Pwr||Comment|
|50 mph||0 s||0 s||0 mpg||8 bhp 3500|