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Bristol 401 (1950) For Sale

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  • £34,500 Or near offer
  • 1950
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Price £34,500 Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bristol
Model 401
Year 1950
Mileage 39,984 miles
Country UK
Region International
Telephone + 32 (0)2 770 72 92
Status Trade
Date 21-Sep-2020
Ref C1055771
A complete, driveable and matching numbers example. First registered for the road in the UK during July 1950 this right hand drive Bristol 401 is one of the early models with the ridge line along the bottom of the sills and ivory coloured dashboard dials plus gauges. The type 85C two litre straight 6 Bristol engine originally installed by the factory is still fitted as is the Bristol 4 speed gearbox. Both are functioning correctly with the engine maintaining good oil pressure and the gearbox shifting well.

Interior is in fine condition showing nice patina without excessive wear to the leather seats, the headlining is excellent. All of the dashboard and ancillaries are intact and original; note the heater does not work. Paintwork is showing signs of age and some reaction (further photos available on request). A large history file with many old invoices and photos of past restoration work is present. The car is in Nottingham, road registered and driving well. Tax and MOT exempt. Serious enquiries only please. Viewings are encouraged.

Year: 1950
Car no: 401.2.157
Chassis number: 401.279
Engine type: 85C
Engine: 1971 cc
Engine number: 1473
Mileage: 39,984 miles
Body colour: Blue
Interior: Beige leather with brown piping
Asking price: £34,500 ono


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