Below is a list of all Bristol Cars cars & models that have come out so far. This Bristol Cars vehicle model list includes photos of Bristol Cars vehicles along with release dates and body types of each car. Did you used to drive one of the old Bristol Cars cars on this list? The company has had hits and misses, but definitely have put out some great cars. Examples of items on this list include Bristol Type 603 and Bristol 404 and 405 This list of car models made by Bristol Cars is a great way to see how Bristol Cars has evolved over the years. Bristol Cars types also have car class information available if you click on their names and go to their dedicated page.
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainThe Bristol 403 is a luxury car which was produced between 1953 and 1955 by British manufacturer Bristol Aeroplane Co.. The 403 was the third of the eventual five series of Bristols powered by the BMW-derived pushrod straight-six engine. It replaced the Bristol 401 and 402 in 1953 and continued production for two years. It retained much the same styling as the 401, but featured many mechanical improvements compared to that model. The 1971 cc six-cylinder engine was modified through the use of bigger valves and larger main bearings with a diameter of 54 mm as against 51 mm on the 400 and 401, which increased the power output to 100 horsepower as against 85 hp on the 401. The acceleration was... more
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainThe Bristol 400 luxury car is the first automotive product of the British Bristol Aeroplane Company. After World War II, BAC decided to diversify and formed a car division, which would later be the Bristol Cars company in its own right. BAC subsequently acquired a licence from Frazer Nash to build BMW models. Bristol chose to base its first model on the best features of two outstanding pre-war BMWs, namely the 328's engine, and the 326's frame. These were covered with a neat mainly steel body but with aluminium bonnet, door and boot skins and inspired by the BMW 327's. The Bristol 400 featured a slightly modified version of BMW's six-cylinder pushrod engine of 1,971 cc. This engine,... more
- The Bristol 412 is a car which was built by British manufacturer Bristol Cars.... more
- The Bristol 401 saloon and Bristol 402 cabriolet are British luxury sporting cars, produced by the Bristol Aeroplane Co. between 1948 and 1953. They were the successors to the initial Bristol 400. Although mechanically the 401 and 402 used an improved version of the BMW M328 hemi-head engine and its unusual arrangement of two separate pushrods to operate the exhaust valves used in the 400, the styling was a huge advance on the pre-war bodies of that first Bristol model. It was inspired by the Milanese designer, Carrozzeria Touring, and its most notable feature was that the door handles were not exposed and to open the doors the owner pressed a button into a groove in the door. The body also... more