The rather sporty AC Greyhound coupé never really got much press, if memory serves, (which it does less and less). And that is something I find odd, because, well, it’s a very nice car. I saw it described once as “naughty!” Made me smile.
And to add icing to the cake, Patrick Macnee drove one as John Steed in The Avengers TV series. I loved his Big Blower Bentley, too, as it was just so perfectly matched to the role.
The AC Greyhound (1959–1963) was a 2+2 version of the Ace and Aceca automobiles made by AC Cars of Thames Ditton, Surrey, England and announced for the opening of the Motor Show in October 1959. The Greyhound, of which 83 examples were built, had a two-door, four-seater aluminium body, and inherited most of the technical components of the Ace and Aceca but it had a wheelbase 10 inches or 250mm longer and coil springs in place of a transverse leaf spring at the front: […]