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    • 1st April 2021

      Reborn 1960s icon controversially swaps to Chevrolet power – but is every bit as fun as its forebears.


      What is it?

      It’s the most powerful-ever version of the fearsome and famed AC Cobra, the Anglo-American icon that’s been in and out of production for the best part of 60 years. Packing a 580bhp supercharged V8, this muscle-bound slice of 1960s sports car is the latest arrival from a revitalised AC brand that celebrates its 120th anniversary this year.

      Following a naturally aspirated 378 Cobra that made its debut …

    • 8th March 2021

      Can the AC Cobra 378 Superblower happily marry 1960s styling with 21st century power?


      Verdict

      It might be expensive, but the AC Cobra Superblower is a true one of a kind. It’s also very, very quick thanks to a supercharged version of the regular 378’s 6.2-litre V8 engine. On a sunny day and on the right road, there really is nothing else like quite it, not at any price.

      When AC announced that it was going to install the legendary AC Cobra not with a new Ford V8 engine but, shock-horror, one from General Motors instead, …

    • 8th March 2021

      AC Cars' 580bhp Cobra 378 Superblower continuation will set you back £129,500, and the first example is now complete


      If the notion of an electrified AC Cobra took you aback when it was announced early last year, you’ll be glad to hear that AC cars is taking steps to restore the natural order of things with a V8 supercharged 378 Superblower version. Following its reveal in July 2020, the very first example is now ready to hit the road, and will cost just shy of £130,000. 

      Now its third reproduction model, …

    • 20th September 2018

      With a 6.2-litre GM engine at its heart, the new 378 is arguably the best AC Cobra ever

      Easier to drive than any AC Cobra in history – and powered by a 6.2-litre GM engine rather than a Ford V8 – the 378 adds a touch of modernity to an endearing old-world sports car. Expensive, yes, but on the road it looks and sounds a million dollars.

      The AC Cobra might not be the most obvious new sports car of 2018. But with a 6.2-litre General Motors V8 in its engine bay plus a whole host of other modifications, the …

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