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Bristol 406

Bristol 406 - it sports a British luxury car, built by Bristol Cars. The model was the successor model Bristol 405.

It was the last model of Bristol with the engine from BMW, which are outfitted with all the previous cars Bristol. This engine could not give the vehicle performance is comparable with new engines appeared in that time. According to the official history of Bristol Cars, the company has worked on the new six-cylinder engine in the period, when the model of 406 was in production.
In the end, they decided to import engines V8 from Chrysler, which at that time were also not ideal.

Compared with the model of the 405, the Bristol 406 had a few serious changes. Firstly the engine displacement was increased to 2.2 liters, but the real power of the engine was the same as the Bristol 405. On all 4 wheels were set disc brakes from Dunlop (this is one of the first models with four disc brakes). Cars were produced in the back of the 2-door sedan, which was popular in the future with a V8 engine.

Year of release: 1958 - 1961

In the car were the 6-cylinder row engines volume of 2.2 litres with a manual transmission with the Overdrive.

There were 174 machine Bristol 406.

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