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The 8 cylinder Cars

Production: 1961 -

Fitted with Chrysler engine and Torqueflite automatic gearbox

Manufactured by Bristol Cars Ltd

Problems identifying one? See the V8 Spotters' Guide


V8 statistics

  • Speed and economy indicators are approximate.
  • Cars indicated in red are in current production. Authoritative data should be sought from the Manufacturer.
  • The suffix "T" applied to engine capacity indicates that the model is fitted with a turbocharger.
TypeYearOrig
Price (£)
Engine
cu. in.
Capacity
c.c.
Com­pressionLengthWidth HeightWeight
(cwt)
Speed
(mph)
mpg
40719614,259/18/7d3135,130 9:116' 7"5' 8"5'32125 19.5
40819634,459/6/3d3135,130 9:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 11"32122 16-20
408 MkII1963?3185,211 9:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 11"32122 16-20
40919654,8493185,211 9:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 11"32½132 15-21
41019675,673/1/10d3185,211 9:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 11"32½130 12-16
41119696,9973836,277 10:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 9½"33¼140 13-17
411s219707,5373836,277 10:116' 1½"5' 8"4' 9½"33¼140 13-17
411s319727,6883836,277 9.5:116' 2½"5' 8"4' 9½"33¾140 14-18
411s419738,9734006,556 8.2:116' 2½"5' 8"4' 9½"33¾140 15-20
411s5197512,5874006,556 8.2:116' 2½"5' 8"4' 9½"33¾140 15-20
412197514,5844006,556 8.2:116' 2½"5' 9½"4' 8½"33¾140? 12.2-16.7
603E197619,3593185,211 8:116' 1"5' 9½"4' 8¾"35.1120 20 @ 70mph?
603S197619,6603605,898 8:116' 1"5' 9½"4' 8¾"35.1135 14-20
603s2197727,9953605,898 8:116' 1"5' 9½"4' 8¾"35.1135? 13.2+
Beaufighter198037,999.16360T5,898 8:116' 1"5' 9½"4' 8½"34½140? 10-11.5
Britannia198246,843.323605,898 8:116' 2½"5' 9½"4' 8½"34½135? ?
Brigand198249,827.09360T5,898 8:116' 2½"5' 9½"4' 8½"34½150 ?
Blenheim1994?3605,898 ?15' 11½"5' 9½"4' 8½"34¾? ?
Blenheim 21998124,5503605,898 ?15' 11½"5' 9½"4' 8½"34¾? ?
Blenheim 32000139,8253605,898 9.25:115' 10"5' 9"4' 8"34¾150 19-23
Blenheim 42009??? ?????? ?
Blenheim Speedster2003149,2253605,898 9.25:115' 4"5' 9"3' 8"28150+ ?