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Old 9th March 2004, 01:00   #1
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Whats so special about a Bristol Blenheim? I've seen many "Specification" Magazines and all of them have the Bristol priced at 144818. The only thing special about the car is that it has a 6 litre, V8. Interiors and Exteriors are as good as a normal car. Anybody have any idea about this car???











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Yeah V12 I've heard alot about the Bristol. I have quite some info on it in my car books. Will update you after I go through them . But yes the car is pretty expensive

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I've been following Bristol since ages. Many people cosider Bristol as the ultimate British brand. They say, "Buy British. Buy Bristol." The 1999 spec Blenheim had almost everything a luxury coupe would need as standard spec. The only things missing were ABS & airbags. It's an old school car with a separate chassis - yet the tweaks and updates have been good and effective.
Specs: V8, 5898cc Chrysler engine - they've been using this one since 1976. It may be turbocharged or not.
Top speed: 150mph
0-60mph:5.9secs
Bristol have never quoted power / torque output. (I expect it to be in the region of 300bhp)
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it is handcrafted, appeal to "olde money" types - more for eccentrics
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