1962 AC Bristol

Grand Prox Classics

Grand Prix Classics is offering this AC Bristol for sale. 

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Year: 1962
Make: AC
Model: Bristol
Type: Roadster
Chassis #: BEX1209
Engine: 1159 (100D2)
Coachwork: 4-Speed
Exterior: Yellow
Interior: Navy Blue

History: Factory records show BEX1209 being dispatched from AC Cars on October 16, 1962, with engine number 1159, which it still has today. The first owner is a Mr. Bowe of Detroit, Michigan.

There are a total of six known owners. Once owned by AC expert Ron Leonard. Residing in Southern California since the late 1990’s.

Description: A comprehensive three-year bare shell mechanical and cosmetic restoration was completed in 2001 by Classic European Restorations in San Diego, California. Records show every nut and bolt was restored to a concours level.

The engine was rebuilt in 2020 by Mike Eddy (formerly of Edelbrock) and Ed Mazula. Proven by more than a dozen concours wins from 2002-2004. Then recent vetting, servicing in early June of 2021.

Of Note: A very late production, matching numbers, 100D2 engined AC Bristol Roadster with a known ownership history, multiple concours wins, excellent documentation of the restoration with photos and receipts. One of the best examples one can find.

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