FIA spot on twitter

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Nice FIA spotted by someone someone on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/ludenclassics/statu ... OtwMp4ILdQ
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TR6 (V8) Hawk 289 FIA (V8) Doing my bit for global warming.
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Interesting - thanks for the extra pics.
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I think Simon is correct that’s its the same car as the bitza creation. So I don’t think it’s an FIA as the doors do not have the reverse curve. I think you are already aware of what this car is actually registered as.
The question is how similar is a Cobra chassis to previous models of AC. Are they like for like dimensionally or just similar in design.
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Interesting vehicle details on DVLA.

Vehicle Make - AC2Litre
Year of Manufacture - 1949
First Reg - Nov 1984
V5C Issued - 2021
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I wonder what happened between 1949 & 1984
The current owner must have obtained the V5 in 2021.
I would think the value would only go up if the registration details were corrected.
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If 1949 is correct, then the Carroll Shelby history needs rewritten!
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If 1949 is correct, then the Carroll Shelby history needs rewritten!
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The date of 1949 is OK for a 2L Saloon first made in ‘47.
Of course the Cobra came along in ‘62 hence the 60th Anniversary this year.
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peterc wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 8:47 am I think Simon is correct that’s its the same car as the bitza creation. So I don’t think it’s an FIA as the doors do not have the reverse curve. I think you are already aware of what this car is actually registered as.
The question is how similar is a Cobra chassis to previous models of AC. Are they like for like dimensionally or just similar in design.
Peter C
The answer is ..... drum roll...... here....
http://railmac.com/image-gallery/ac-2-l ... storation/
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