- AC Cobra Series 1 electric gets a 312hp electric motor and 54kWh battery pack
- AC Cobra 140 Charter Edition gets a 355hp, four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine
- Production of both variants limited to 58 units each
Specialist British brand AC Cars has launched two limited-edition versions of the iconic Cobra roadster – including its first-ever battery-powered version.
Joining the recent trend of electrifying classic models for the new age, the AC Cobra Series 1 electric is claimed to be visually identical to the 1962 original. Just 58 will be made (a reference to the number of years since the original’s launch) at a price of GBP 1,38,000 (approximately Rs 1.3 crore).
It’s powered by a 312hp front-mounted electric motor that draws power from a 54kWh battery pack. AC Cars says a range of around 241 kilometres is possible, with a 0-97kph time of 6.7sec and a 193kph top…