Lot 67

1959 AC Ace Bristol

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SOLD $240,800


$150,000 - $200,000| Without Reserve


BEX 1067


865 D2

Car Highlights

One of Just 466 Ace Bristols Built; Benefits from Long-Term California Ownership

Desirable Factory Left-Hand-Drive Example with Powerful Bristol Engine

Well-Preserved Example with Documented Early UK Racing History

Technical Specs

1,971 CC OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Three Solex Carburetors

125 BHP at 5,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Finned-Aluminum Drum Brakes

4-Wheel Independent Suspension with Transverse Leaf Springs, Lower Wishbones, and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that the engine currently installed in this vehicle is numbered 865 D2, not 982-D2 as stated in the published pamphlet. The original cylinder head, which the vehicle retains, is numbered 982 D2. Please also note that this vehicle is fitted with three Weber 34 ICH carburetors and front disc brakes, not Solex carburetors and drum brakes as stated in the published description.

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