Bristol Type 603 Saloon to Type Brigand 2
Production: 1976 -
|603 S & E||1976||1978|
|603 Series 2||1978||1982|
|Britannia & Brigand||1982||1994|
Production: 1976 - 1978
When the Type 603 was first unveiled, it was available in two versions, 603 S (Sports) or 603 E (Economy), both having the same body style, which was once more designed in house. The ground clearance was somewhat better than that of the 411, and the pillars at front and rear slimmed to give unparalleled all-round vision. As in the 411, the cabin was vented at the rear via two grilles in the rear parcel shelf....
Read OnBristol Type 603 (Series 2)
Production: 1978 - 1982
When the S2 was introduced, the alternate performance specifications were dropped and the engine performance package standardized. One of the most obvious differences is that the rear cabin venting scheme reverted to the 411 formula, i.e. the two rear exhaust grilles were ducted down to the rear wing flanks where they issued in vents fitted with attractive matt black vanes....
Read OnBristol Britannia + Brigand (Series 3)
Production: 1982 - 1994
BritanniaThe third series marked a more radical departure. Not only was there a new body treatment: two performance specifications were once more on offer, each now bearing the name of one of the Bristol Aeroplane Company products....
Read OnBristol Blenheim
Production: 1994 -
The fourth series amply justifies not only the adoption of another famous Bristol Aeroplane Company name, but also a page of its own....