1959 Cooper Type 49 Monaco Mk1 Gallery
By 1953 Charles Cooper and his son, John were already converting their successful grand prix cars into sports cars. These early cars were typically powered by light Coventry-Climax engines and driven by legends such as driven by Stirling Moss, Roy Salvadori and Jack Brabham.
Cooper launched their Monaco model in 1955 after Jack Brabham’s Grand Prix victory that year at Monte Carlo.
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