BRISTOL Blenheim Speedster 2004 - Present
As a response to Aston Martin's DB AR1 (previously launched by their British rivals), Bristol announced the introduction of a new fast luxury roadster, the Blenheim Speedster. Borrowing Blenheim Speedster prototype's classic design and based on the modern 2-door Blenheim, the new model was allegedly clocked within 5 seconds on the 0-60 mph sprint and topped around 160 mph. Originally assembled to commemorate company's 1950 prototype, the Blenheim Speedster was only produced in about 15 units and benefited from a 5.9L V8 engine delivering up to 390 lb-ft of torque.
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Earlier in February, we learnt that the famous British sportscar manufacturer Bristol was bought by Kamkorp Autokraft and it will put out a new hybrid supercar, that will probably be unveiled this year in July. Now, it’s time to learn about its stunning performance features. The Bristol GT will borrow the po... Continue Reading →
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Back in April, we brought you news of one famous British sportscar manufacturer making a comeback under new ownership. Bristol had been acquired by Kamkorp Autokraft, part of the Frazer-Nash group, and we expected a new car to turn up, possibly in hybrid or electric form, as that’s what the new ownership is spe... Continue Reading →
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