The AC 3000ME was a series of sports cars introduced in 1979. The 3000ME was originally developed by a company called Bohanna Stables, their prototype, known as the Diablo, impressed AC, leading to their purchase of the rights to the car. After various modifications in order to approve the car for sale, the 3000ME ran into numerous production problems, not only delaying delivery, but also increasing the cost. By the time the 3000ME reach the road, it was beset by issues that caused poor sales. Eventually, AC sold the rights to the 3000ME to a Scottish company who continued to build it until 1985. These mid-engined sports cars were powered by a 3.0L V6 engine sending power to the rear wheels via a five speed manual transmission. Aftermarket turbo conversions were common, but know to be very troublesome, causing many to remove the turbos. After a troubled life, the 3000ME exited production with a total of 106 examples built.