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1947 Bristol 400

Chassis no. 400/181
Engine no. 400/85C/1971
Coachbuilder Pinin Farina

Chassis

Current Chassis

From  1st January 1947

Chassis  400/181

Drum Brakes  Front-Rear Hydraulic Operation

Front Suspension  Indipendent with transverse leafspring

Fuel tank capacity  54,6 litre

Notes Suspension  Rear live axle with torsion bars

Chassis Frame  Ladder Frame

Rears Suspension  Live axle with leafsprings

Steering  Worm and sector

Steering: Hydraulic-assistance  N

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Wheel track front  1321 mm

Wheel track rear  1372 mm

Wheelbase  2896 mm

Engine

Current Engine

From  1947

Arrangement  Inline

Bore  66 mm

Stroke  96 mm

Compression Ratio  7.4 : 1

Cooling System  Water Cooled

Cubic displacement  1971 cc

Cylinders  6

Engine  400/85C/1971

Engine Type  Front

Fuel System Carburettors type  Solex 32 Bi

Fuel System Carburettors Number  3

Gearbox Number of forward speed  4

Gearbox Sychronized Speed  1st

Manufacturer  BRISTOL

Maximum power  85 hp

Maximum power  4200 rpm

Maximum torque  14 kgm

Maximum torque  3000 rpm

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Timing Gear  Chain

Top speed  155 Km/h

Transmission Clutch  Dry single disc Mechanical

Fuel Type  Petrol-Gasoline

Valves per cylinder  2

Valvetrain  Pushrod - OHV

Body

Current Body

From  1947

Coachbuilder  Pinin Farina

Colour  Light Blue

Wheels type  Steel

Height  1460 mm

Lenghth  4620 mm

Number of doors  2

Number of spare wheels  1

Number of wheels  4

Other colour  Light Blue

Type of body  Drophead coupe-Convertible

Tyres Front size  5.50 x 16

Tyres Rear size  5.50 x 16

Unladen weight  1260 kg

Width  1670 mm

Interior

Current Interior

From  1947

Cockpit/panels  Blue

Hand drive  RHD - Right Hand Drive

Number of seats  4

Seats  Blue