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Produced: 1958-1961, 174 produced.
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Bristol 406
Bristol used the old 1,971 cc BMW engine up to 1958 but with the Bristol 406, they introduced the 2,216 cc six-cylinder engine.  The 406 was a 404 with a more highly-powered engine.  Overdrive and disc brakes were standard equipment.  The 406 had a 5,130 cc motor that produced 253 bhp.
Source: The complete encyclopedia of Saloon Cars - Rob de la Rive Box

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2216ccS6 OHVBristol S6 (BMW derived)69mm x 100mm

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
104 mph14 s0 s23 mpg105 bhp 4700

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