The British Bristol 403.

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This is The British Bristol 403, it was produced from 1953 to 1955 by the Bristol Aeroplane Company which later changed to Bristol cars.





The engine was a 1971cc straight 6 cylinder which produced 100 horsepower and had a top speed of 167 km/h or 104 mph. The transmission was a 4-speed manual.




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Beautiful old car, I enjoyed these photos, thanks.


Cool I'm glad you liked them, Cheers.

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What a great car. It has some resemblance with the Saab 96 from the late sixties, early seventies. Did they copy Bristols sketchbook??


You are correct, they do look similar. I guess there is plenty of copying going on in the car industry, cheers.

Strange looking car. The way how the bonnet opens is quite unusual.


Did you notice the storage compartment under the bonnet in front of the firewall, you can store your spare oil, fire extinguisher and other liquids. I think that's a pretty cool idea, cheers.


Yes I did. I found this feature quite interesting and unusual.

Beautiful old car, I enjoyed these photos, thanks.

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