BRISTOL 403 Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 1
First production year: 1953
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Coupé (two-door)

1953 - 1955

It was the last Bristol that featured the “kidney-grille” from BMW since it was built with the inline-six engine from BMW. It was the successor of the 401 and it still shared some parts with the German car-maker. Before WWII, BMW and Bristol were linked together. The war broke their alliance and made both sides lose their projects. After 1945, the economy started to move on and the two manufacturers restarted their cooperation. Bristol used much of the BMW technology to build its cars, starting with the chassis, drivetrain, and even the look of the car, which was similar to the BMW 327 co...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

BRISTOL 403 2.0L 4MT (107 HP)