The AC Aceca was introduced in 1954 and was a coupe grand tourer based on the AC Ace convertible that came out earlier. A 2-liter AC engine powered the first cars. In 1956, AC introduced a new Bristol engine for the AC Aceca and renamed the model the AC Aceca-Bristol. The new unit was based on the pre-war BMW 328 engine. With 6 in-line cylinders, a 2-liter capacity and 3 downdraught carburetors, the new model had a power output of 120. Linked to a slick four-speed gearbox with overdrive, the car was smooth and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 9 seconds with a top speed of 116 mph. From 1957, front disc brakes were made available on option and were later standardized.
Should you be looking to purchase a 1957 AC Aceca Bristol, The Beverly Hills Car Club team can share some valuable tips and advice to help you make a good purchase. One thing to know about the AC Aceca is that the model was popular for racing and some cars have been seriously damaged by a crash. Hire a classic car specialist to take a look at the frame and chassis and make sure the car is straight. Realignment is rarely successful on classic cars. The Beverly Hills Car Club team has many years of experience in the classic car industry and the friendly staff enjoys a reputation for good deals and excellent service. Don’t hesitate to call the team anytime and ask for their best practice recommendations.
The Beverly Hills Car Club also has a wide inventory of classics for sale and the team is often adding new classics to the growing collection. Call a representative today to find out about the current models available for sale and come visit the dealership anytime. The team is looking forward to helping you find the 1957 AC Aceca Bristol of your dreams.
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