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UK and United States of America since 1962. AC started using the 2. AC asking if they would build him a car modified to accept a V8 engine. AC agreed, provided a suitable engine could be found. Shelby went to Chevrolet to see if they would provide him with engines, but not wanting to add competition to the Corvette they said no. Ford provided Shelby with two engines. Surrey designed the “AC Ace 3.
6″ prototype with chassis number CSX2000. AC had already made most of the modifications needed for the small-block V8 when they installed the 2. AC Ace’s front end bodywork. The only modification of the front end of the first Cobra from that of the “AC Ace 2. 6” was the steering box, which had to be moved outward to clear the wider V8 engine. The most important modification was the fitting of a stronger rear differential to handle the increased engine power. Santa Fe Springs, California, and began road-testing.