2016 Bristol Bullet Automatic

The Bullet is a rear wheel drive roadster passenger car with a front located engine, from Bristol. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 4.8 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 362 bhp (367 PS/270 kW) at 6300 rpm and 490 N·m (361 lb·ft/50 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively. This power is transmitted to the wheels via an automatic gearbox. The Bristol Bullet weighs a quoted 1100 kg at the kerb. It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 249 km/h, or 155 mph.


Key facts

2016 Bristol Bullet Automatic information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
How long?
4200 mm
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
4.8 litre, 4799 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
367 PS / 362 bhp / 270 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
490 Nm / 361 ft.lb / 50 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.8 s
How fast?
249 km/h, 155 mph

Bristol Bullet models

2 door roadster FR M 4799 cm3 367 PS 362 bhp 270 kW 1100 kg
2016 Bristol Bullet Automatic data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4200 mm 165.4 inches
Width 1860 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1200 mm 47.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.8 litre
4799 cc
(292.853 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 88.3 mm
3.66 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 367 PS (362 bhp) (270 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output 75.4 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 490 Nm (361 ft·lb) (50 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque 102.1 Nm/litre
1.23 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1283.1 kPa (186.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 599.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 249 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 333.67 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
245.4 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
329.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.15 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.07 kg/kW
6.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID494802
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Bristol Bullet Automatic added 2016-08-03.
Last modified 2016-08-03.