Comparison between:
• AC ACE Brooklands 5.0 V8 (petrol, 1993)
• AC ACE 4.6 V8 (petrol, 1995)
• AC ACE 3.5 V8 Turbo (petrol, 1999)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerACACAC
SeriesACEACEACE
ModelBrooklands 5.0 V84.6 V83.5 V8 Turbo
First year of production199319951999
Last year of production1996--

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)
Wheelbase2472.00 mm
8.11 ft
97.32 in
2.4720 m
2470.00 mm
8.10 ft
97.24 in
2.4700 m
2470.00 mm
8.10 ft
97.24 in
2.4700 m
Front track1590.00 mm
5.22 ft
62.60 in
1.5900 m
1590.00 mm
5.22 ft
62.60 in
1.5900 m
1590.00 mm
5.22 ft
62.60 in
1.5900 m
Rear track1570.00 mm
5.15 ft
61.81 in
1.5700 m
1570.00 mm
5.15 ft
61.81 in
1.5700 m
1570.00 mm
5.15 ft
61.81 in
1.5700 m
Length4420.00 mm
14.50 ft
174.02 in
4.4200 m
4420.00 mm
14.50 ft
174.02 in
4.4200 m
4420.00 mm
14.50 ft
174.02 in
4.4200 m
Width1870.00 mm
6.14 ft
73.62 in
1.8700 m
1870.00 mm
6.14 ft
73.62 in
1.8700 m
1870.00 mm
6.14 ft
73.62 in
1.8700 m
Height1300.00 mm
4.27 ft
51.18 in
1.3000 m
1300.00 mm
4.27 ft
51.18 in
1.3000 m
1300.00 mm
4.27 ft
51.18 in
1.3000 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity185.0 l
6.53 ft3
0.18 m3
185000.00 cc
185.0 l
6.53 ft3
0.18 m3
185000.00 cc
185.0 l
6.53 ft3
0.18 m3
185000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity300.0 l
10.59 ft3
0.30 m3
300000.00 cc
300.0 l
10.59 ft3
0.30 m3
300000.00 cc
300.0 l
10.59 ft3
0.30 m3
300000.00 cc
Curb weight1440 kg
3174.66 lbs
1510 kg
3328.98 lbs
1510 kg
3328.98 lbs
Maximum weight---
Capacity of the fuel tank80.0 l
17.60 UK gal
21.13 US gal
90.0 l
19.80 UK gal
23.78 US gal
90.0 l
19.80 UK gal
23.78 US gal

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelA-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationlongitudinal, front-longitudinal, front
Engine displacement4942 cc4601 cc3506 cc
Valve mechanism typeoverhead valve (OHV)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbocharger/supercharger
Compression ratio9.00:19.85:18.00:1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)101.60 mm
0.33 ft
4.00 in
0.1016 m
90.20 mm
0.30 ft
3.55 in
0.0902 m
83.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)76.20 mm
0.25 ft
3.00 in
0.0762 m
90.00 mm
0.30 ft
3.54 in
0.0900 m
81.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.19 in
0.0810 m

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power263 hp
196.6 kW
267.3 ps
326 hp
243.1 kW
330.5 ps
354 hp
264.0 kW
358.9 ps
Maximum power is generated at5250 rpm5800 rpm6500 rpm
Maximum torque320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
427 Nm
43.5 kgm
314.9 ft-lb
407 Nm
41.5 kgm
300.2 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at3250 rpm4600 rpm4000 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-5.70 s5.50 s
Maximum speed225 km/h
139.81 mph
250 km/h
155.34 mph
250 km/h
155.34 mph

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-15.1 l/100km
3.32 UK gal/100km
3.99 US gal/100km
15.58 mpg
4.12 mpl
6.62 km/l
20.0 l/100km
4.40 UK gal/100km
5.28 US gal/100km
11.76 mpg
3.11 mpl
5.00 km/l
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-10.5 l/100km
2.31 UK gal/100km
2.77 US gal/100km
22.40 mpg
5.92 mpl
9.52 km/l
9.0 l/100km
1.98 UK gal/100km
2.38 US gal/100km
26.13 mpg
6.90 mpl
11.11 km/l
Fuel consumption (combined)8.6 l/100km
1.89 UK gal/100km
2.27 US gal/100km
27.35 mpg
7.23 mpl
11.63 km/l
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Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinion--
Type of power steeringelectrichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter10.50 m
34.45 ft
413.39 in
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Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs - coil springs - coil springs
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - coil springs - coil springs

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size7.5 X 16--
Tyre code225/50ZR16235/45 ZR17245/40-255/45 ZR18