In January, we learned that British sports car startup Zenos had entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. A group led by fellow British sports car brand AC Cars, maker of the legendary AC Cobra, has since acquired the rights to the Zenos name and all of the company’s remaining assets. Among the assets are the rights to Zenos’ E10 track car and planned E11 and E12 models. (The E11 is to be a convertible version of the E10 with a soft-top roof, while the E12 is to be an enclosed version.) The information was revealed to Autocar by AC boss Alan Lubinsky. He...
AC to get back into Cobra game next year
It's an icon that has endured for five decades, but the AC Cobra's story has definitely not been completed. Autocar reports that AC Cars will build another "quasi-modern" Cobra series utilizing 6.2-liter V-8 power early next year. Though the cars will be based on the fourth-generation Cobra...Andrew Ganz
AC to build nine 'continuation' Cobras
Continuation Cobras have been part of Shelby American's core business model for a while, but AC—the firm that made the Ace that Carroll Shelby turned to for his ferocious sports car—is just now getting in on the game. AC is set to build just nine cars built to the same specs as the...Andrew Ganz