Plaque

AC Cars Limited

Inscription

AC Cars Limited first occupied this site in 1911 and it was from here that the famous Cobra was developed in 1963. Inspired by the American Carroll Shelby, the car was generally acknowledged to be one of the fastest two-seater production sports cars in the world. It went on to achieve fame globally in such glorious races as the 24-hour Le Mans, the Mille Miglia and the Targa Floria.

Note: the plaque actually has "Carrol Shelby" which is a mistake.

Site: AC Cars Limited (1 memorial)

KT7, Ashley Road

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AC Cars Limited

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AC Cars Limited

AC Cars are Britain’s oldest car manufacturers having been producing cars sin...

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Carroll Shelby

American car designer, racing driver and entrepreneur. Born Texas. Suffered w...

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AC Cobra

Designed in 1962 by AC Cars in collaboration with Carroll Shelby, this was ge...

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