AC Ace makes a


AC Ace RS, 2021, front
AC Ace RS, 2021, nose

A SPECIAL continuation model of the legendary lightweight AC Ace sports car dating from the early 1960s - now totally updated as the AC Ace RS - is to be launched by AC Cars, the original manufacturer which remains in production.

AC Cars chief executive Alan Lubinsky said the Ace RS is identical in looks to the 1962 model and will feature a new lightweight 2.3-litre 350bhp petrol engine which gives the car a 0 to 62mph acceleration of 5.8 seconds.

It will be priced from £89,500.

The original was the inspiration for the iconic AC Cobra.

"The new AC Ace RS may well be the last ever new AC model to be powered by a petrol engine," said Mr Lubinsky. "Already, virtually every one of our current model range offers an electric driveline as we at AC lead the sports car industry into greener territory."


THE DS 5 was the first model to carry Citroen's standalone DS badge in 2015 and...

Read more View article

MILD hybrid versions of the Jeep Renegade and Compass SUVs will be on the road...

Read more View article

ROAD safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to ensure...

Read more View article