The car was purchased from Skip Barber of Lime Rock Raceway and driving school fame by the present owner.. Matching numbers beautiful AC Bristol BEX 340 is red with a new tan leather interior and a tan Hartz cloth top and side curtains. Overdrive. It has a fully rebuilt original engine by Vilas motor works with 3 Solex carburetors, the carbs were rebuilt by Joe Cruto. It is fitted with a new custom aluminum radiator sourced in the UK with a 16” electric fan. It has a custom stainless steel grill guard and period Marchal headlamps. It sits on new Borrani wheels fitted with Pirelli Cinturato tires.. It is fitted with disc brakes, overdrive, oil cooler and a LeMans side exit exhaust.
This car has been in the same ownership for twelve years. The owner thoroughly enjoyed this beauty rallying it on the California Mille several times with zero problems.. It is titled as a 1958 the AC registrar has confirmed the car as matching numbers and leaving the factory at Thames Ditton on October 30, 1957. The new owner can retitle the car as a 1957.
She runs and drives flawlessly and deserves a new owner that will get her out on the open road through every season but winter and monsoon.
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