AC "Brooklands" ACE SPECIFICATION

These specifications relate to the origional Brooklands built cars from 1994-1996. 

  • Two-seater, left or right hand drive sports car constructed on a stainless steel (chrome weld) monocoque chassis with aluminium body
  • Monocoque chassis incorp`orates front and rear sacrificial crumple zones with integral hydraulic rams to absorb low speed impacts.
  • Door anti-intrusion beams.
  • Electrically operated fully retractable soft top.
  • Forward hinging bonnet giving excellent access to engine bay and service points.
  • Transmission, 4 speed automatic or 5 speed manual.
  • Type Approved to meet EEC legislation.
  • Constructed to meet North American EPA/DOT requirements.


 

ENGINE
Configuration V8
Capacity 4942 cc (302 cu in)
Bore 101.6 mm (4.0 in)
Stroke 76.2 mm (3.0 in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve gear OHV
Aspiration Electronic fuel injection
Power (DIN/rpm) 260 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Torque (DIN/rpm) 320 lb ft @ 3250 rpm
Power to weight ratio 180 bhp per ton


PERFORMANCE
Manual Transmission
0-60 mph 5.9 seconds
0-100 mph 15.4 seconds
Top speed 140 mph


FUEL CONSUMPTION
Urban (manual) 15.1 ltr/100km (18.8 mpg)
Touring (manual) 10.5 ltr/100km (27 mpg)
Urban (automatic) 15.3 ltr/100km (18.5 mpg)
Touring (automatic) 10.5 ltr/100km (27 mpg)


AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Gearbox AOD
Type 4 speed
Final drive Salisbury limited slip differential, rear wheel drive
Gear Ratio mph/1000 rpm
1st 2.41 9.2
2nd 1.47 15.1
3rd 1.00 22.2
4th 0.67 33.8
Reverse 2.00 N/A
Final drive ratio 3.31:1


MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Gearbox Borg Warner T50D
Type 5 speed
Final drive Salisbury limited slip differential, rear wheel drive
Gear Ratio mph/1000 rpm
1st 3.35 6.5
2nd 1.93 11.5
3rd 1.29 17.2
4th 1.00 22.2
5th 0.68 32.4
Reverse 3.15 N/A
Final drive ratio 3.31:1


CHASSIS AND BODY
Construction Stainless steel chassis, aluminium body
Front suspension Unequal length wishbones, gas damper units and coil springs
Rear suspension Unequal length wishbones, twin gas damper units and coil springs
Steering type Rack and pinion, variable ratio, power assisted
Turns lock to lock 2.75
Turning circle 10.5 m (34.5 ft) between walls
Wheels 7.5 x 16 in
Tyres Front/spare 225/50ZR x 16, Rear 235/50ZR x 16
Brakes, type Ventilated discs all round, ABS


CABIN DIMENSIONS
Headroom 940 mm (37.0 in)
Legroom 1067/915 mm (42.0/36.0 in)
Shoulder room 1445 mm (56.9 in)
Luggage capacity 0.27 cu cm (9.50 cu ft)


DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 2472 mm (97.3 in)
Front track 1590 mm (62.6 in)
Rear track 1570 mm (61.8 in)
Overall length 4420 mm (174.0 in)
Overall width 1870 mm (73.6 in)
Overall height 1300 mm (51.2 in)
Kerb weight 1440 kg (3175 lb)
Fuel tank capacity 80 ltr (18 imp gals)
Weight distribution (f:r) 50:50 Automatic
49:51 Manual


DASHBOARD INCLUDES
Speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, temperature gauge, oil pressure warning light, indicator warning light, ABS warning light, handbrake/brake fluid level warning light, ignition warning light, main beam warning light and cigar lighter.

STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Transmission - 5 speed manual, air conditioning, variable ratio power steering, ABS braking system, dual catalyst exhaust system, full leather interior, wool carpets, electrically operated fully retractable soft top, electrically heated windscreen, electrically operated windows, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors, electrically heated washer jet nozzles, central door locking, Pioneer radio/cassette player with CD facility, electric aerial, projector beam headlights, auxiliary fog and driving lights, fully carpeted boot, boot interior lights, remote boot release and alloy wheels.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Transmission - 4 speed automatic.
Pioneer CD multichanger.