1960 AC Aceca Fastback Coupe / BE 772 Vehicle Information

1960 AC Aceca photograph

1960 AC Aceca photograph

1960 AC Aceca photograph

1960 AC Aceca photograph

1960 AC Aceca1960 AC Aceca1960 AC Aceca1960 AC Aceca
Fastback Coupe
Chassis #: BE 772
High bid of $140,000 at 2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona. (did not sell)
AC introduced the Aceca at the 1954 London Motor Show. The Aceca was a closed variant of their popular AC Roadster, but it had a greater degree of refinement and sophistication. Inside, the passenger comfort was greatly improved. Mechanically, the chassis-mounted rear differential utilized rubber bushings, reducing vibration, noise, and harshness transferred from the road to the car's interior. Between the engine and the passenger compartment was a bulkhead of sound-absorbing fiberglass. The body was hand-built, lightweight aluminum bodywork.

Power was from a six-cylinder engine. Beginning in 1956, the Ace and Aceca were offered with the 1971cc, six-cylinder Bristol engine as an option. This derivation of BMW's pre-war 328 engine featured hemispherical combustion chambers and an inclined valvetrain.

In competition, the cars dominated the SCCA E- and D-Production classes between 1957 and 1961, it won its class at Sebring in 1958 and 1959, and it captured its class at Le Mans in 1959.

This particular example was restored in 2000 and finished in Blue livery, with grey leather interior and blackwall-shod chrome wire wheels. It has it original Bristol D2 engine, with nearly 120 horsepower, in the original chassis. There is a four-speed manual transmission, hydraulic front discs and rear drum brakes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2014


2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona

High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $140,000

1960 AC Aceca Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1960 sales)
1960 AC Aceca
Chassis#: AEX732
Sold for USD$95,200
  2020 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
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1960 AC Aceca
Sold for USD$176,692
  2019 Silverstone - Classic Cars & Competition Cars
 
1960 AC Aceca-Bristol Coupe
Sold for USD$176,000
  2015 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1960 AC Aceca
Chassis#: AEX 756
Sold for USD$286,000
  2014 RM Auctions at Monterey
1960 AC Aceca image  1960 AC Aceca image  
1960 AC ACECA COUPE
Sold for USD$66,000
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2001
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1960 AC Aceca's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1960 AC Aceca-Bristol Coupe 2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica$165,000  
1960 AC Aceca-BristolBEX 7662016 RM Sothebys : Arizona$190,000  
1960 AC Aceca Bristol CoupeBE7712015 Mecum : Monterey$130,000$220,000$250,000
1960 AC Aceca BristolBE7712015 Motostalgia Auction Indianapolis Brickyard $190,000$245,000
1960 AC Aceca-BristolBE 7722014 RM Auctions Automobiles of Arizona$140,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the AC Aceca1958 Fastback Coupe
Chassis Num: AE650
Engine Num: CL2350WT
Chassis information for the AC Aceca Bristol1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: BEX 632
Chassis information for the AC Aceca Bristol1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: BEX 670
Engine Num: 100D 775
Chassis information for the AC Aceca Bristol1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: BEX 678
Engine Num: 859 D2
Chassis information for the AC Aceca1960 Fastback Coupe
Chassis Num: AEX732
Engine Num: CLB2415
Chassis information for the AC Aceca1960 Fastback Coupe
Chassis Num: BE771
Engine Num: 984D2


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