Types of Bristol car

From 6-cylinder cars produced between 1946 and 1961, to 10-cylinder models made in the 21st century, take a look at our articles below to learn more about the design and manufacturing history of Bristol cars.

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Bristol 6-cylinder cars (1946-1961)

Production: 1946 – 1961
Fitted with Bristol Aeroplane Co. engine and manual gearbox. Manufactured by Bristol Aeroplane Company (Car Division) Ltd.

Bristol 8-cylinder cars (1961 onwards)

Production: 1961 –
Fitted with Chrysler engine and Torqueflite automatic gearbox. Manufactured by Bristol Cars Ltd. 

Bristol 10-cylinder cars (2003 onwards)

Production: 2003 –
The Bristol Fighter (2003-). For definitive information about the Fighter, and all current production cars, please see the Manufacturer’s site.