In this video carphile.co.uk get to fire up the V8 engine of a Hawk 289 FIA Cobra.
Unashamedly influenced, in styling and character, by the iconic AC Cobra from the nineteen-sixties and is there a car enthusiast alive who doesn’t love the sound of an un-silenced V8 engine? Even better when it’s a traditional British Sports car.
In this carphile.co.uk engine start video, a Hawk 289 Cobra FIA Replica introduces us to the magical beast that is a 3.5 litre Rover V8 in his sports car (it sounds fantastic).
The Hawk 289 is a sports car made to offer the thrills of the original AC Cobra 289 from the 1960s. Made by Hawk Cars in Britain, Hawk offer their 289 (Cobra) in various states of tune and versions.
The Hawk 289 289 FIA is a car that recreates the AC Cobra FIA race car that would have been seen action on the world’s race tracks in the 1960s and ’70s.
Our thanks to the owner and also to the 289 Register in the UK for their help in making this video.
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