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Bristol 401 85C Specs

(1948 - ) Years Technical Specifications
With a maximum top speed of 100 mph (161 km/h), a curb weight of 2701 lbs (1225 kgs), the 401 85C has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 85C.
This engine produces a maximum power of 86 PS (85 bhp - 63 kW) at 4500 rpm and a maximum torque of 145.0 Nm (106 lb.ft) at 4500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the 401 has Transverse leaf spring. front suspension and Torsion bar. De Dion axle. rear suspension. For stopping power, the 401 85C braking system includes Drums at the front and Drums at the rear.
The 401 model is a Coupé car manufactured by Bristol, with 2 doors and - seats, sold new from year 1948.

Bristol 401 85C Engine Technical Data Bristol 401 85C Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : 85C
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : 3 Solex 32 BI carburettors
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1971 cm3 or 120.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 66.00 x 96.00 mm
2.6 x 3.78 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 7.50
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 86 PS or 85 bhp or 63 kW @ 4500 rpm
Maximum torque : 145.0 Nm or 106 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Bristol 401 85C Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Bristol 401 85C Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 77.3 L
16.9 UK gallons
20.3 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

Bristol 401 85C Performance Bristol 401 85C Performance

Top Speed : 161 km/h or 100 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96 Km/h) : 15.10 s
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s

Bristol 401 85C Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Bristol 401 85C Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Coupé
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 289.6 cm or 114.02 inches
Length : 486.4 cm or 191.5 inches
Width : 170.2 cm or 67.01 inches
Height : 152.4 cm or 60 inches
Front Axle : 1314 cm or 517.32 inches
Rear Axle : 1372 cm or 540.16 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Drums (279 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (279 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Curb Weight : 1225 kg OR 2701 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 14.4 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Rack and pinion. -
Front Suspension : Transverse leaf spring.
Rear Suspension : Torsion bar. De Dion axle.
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