AC 378 GT Zagato

By - March 14th, 2012

AC 378 GT Zagato

It’s been some time since we’ve heard from the likes of AC Cars, but their comeback at last week’s Geneva Motor Show made for quite a scene with the unveiling of their 378 GT Zagato. Initially scheduled to be only available in Europe before going into production worldwide, the 378 is the latest creation of a collaboration that had its start back in 1957 when the two created the AC Ace Bristol Zagato. (You may have heard of the young Texan named Carroll Shelby who, after a few tweaks of the Ace, built what we now know as the first Shelby Cobra.) Designed to be the cruiser of choice for its future buyers, the 378′s power comes from a GM-built 6.2-liter V8 engine with 434 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque connected to a six-speed manual transmission. All told, this steel-framed beauty can accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than four seconds and hit a top speed of 185 mph. Check out more looks at the 378 after the jump and you’ll quickly see why the 111-year old AC brand is well-position for another century of dominance.


AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

AC 378 GT Zagato

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