1949 Bristol 401 Coupe blue with tan interior. This is an extremely rare car. An excellent original car for restoration for only $39,500
The Bristol 410 was launched in 1967 with a 4.2 litre V8 from Chrysler, producing 250 BHP and 340 ft/lbs of torque when new. These were the last of the 5.2 Bristols to be built before the 411 was released a 6.3 V8. The styling remained true to the Bristol tradition of being quitely understated with only motoring aficianados what was before them. This 410 was despatched from Bristol Cars Ltd on the 8th of May 1969 to Anthony Crook Motors Ltd, who supplied it to the first owner, a Mr. Kenneth Stevenson. Originally supplied in blue, the car was repainted by Bristol Cars to match the colour of the local stone in Malta, where the owner lived. He kindly provided a sample of this stone to Bristol Cars to ensure the colour match was perfect. Returning to Britain in 1980 with approximately 20,000 miles on the odometer and stayed in Mr Stevenson’s ownership until July 1984. In August 2012, CBY 267G was handed to Bristol Cars for a complete restoration, which included a through brake overhaul (replacing all callipers, pads, discs, and lines). The fitment of new shock absorbers plus various service, maintainance and electrical items. The car then benefited from a bare metal repaint in Lancia B
Bristol 408 Saloon Offered here is a beautiful example of the Bristol 408 which has had an incredible amount of care lavished on it to ensure it presents in top condition and is mechanically reliable and always on the button, ready for the long journey ahead, rain or shine. The owner has taken a great deal of pride in this lovely Bristol and is reluctantly only parting with it due to health problems. The specification is a perfect combination for a Bristol, handsomely finished in Oxford Blue with black leather interior and unusually the car has air conditioning and a sliding metal sunroof which are highly desirable options, hardly ever seen. An engine rebuild has very recently been carried out amongst other works and accompanying the car is en extremely comprehensive history file detailing the works carried out on the vehicle and giving a great insight into the fastidiousness of ownership enjoyed by its custodians. Available for viewing in our Kew showroom.