The all new AC Ace arrived in
1953, designed by talented AC engineer
John Tojeiro. The Ace used the old 1991cc AC engine which
it shared with the ageing 2 Litre model, although performance was still
1991cc AC engine
The cars distinctive body was produced
in aluminium and looked similar to contemporary Ferrari models, it would
also form the basis for the legendary Cobra in years to come.
Some enthusiasts still believe that the Ace was always a better car than
the Cobra. It was met with mixed acclaim and probably there were other
cars on the market at that time.