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AC Cars: Six (16/60, 16/70, 16/80 and 16/90)

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Note: This is a sub-section of AC Cars

Six (16/60, 16/70, 16/80 and 16/90)

16 h.p. 6-Cylinder. 65 mm x 100 mm. 1,991 cc.

618 made 1932 to 1940

Engine made by AC; 16/90 was supercharged with an Arnott blower.

Transmission by 4 speed ENV, Moss synchromesh or Wilson pre-selector gearbox.

Longer and wider than previous Six.

Chassis over-slung 1932-33, under-slung 1933-1939, over-slung 1939-1940.

1938 16/60 available as 4-Door 5-Passenger Saloon; 2-Door Wide-Track 5-Seater Drop-head Coupe; 2-Door 4-Seater Drop-head Coupe; 2-Seater and Concealed Dickey Fixed-head Coupe.

1938 16/90 available as 2-Seater Competition Sports Car

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