1969 Bristol 411

Bristol 411 is an automobile that has a 2 door sedan/saloon type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 6.3 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) at 5200 rpm and 576 Nm (425 lbft/58.7 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively. Power is transferred to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Bristol 411 weighs a claimed 1676 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 230 km/h (143 mph).

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Bristol 411
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Key facts

1969 Bristol 411 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4902 mm
How heavy?
1676 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
576 Nm / 425 ft.lb / 58.7 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph

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1969 Bristol 411 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1372 mm 54 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1397 mm 55 inches
Length 4902 mm 193 inches
Width 1727 mm 68 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1676 kg 3695 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
53.3 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
576 Nm (425 ft·lb) (58.7 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
91.63 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1151.5 kPa (167 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 202.66 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
149.05 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
199.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.71 kg/kW
11.21 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.TB.
Wheel size front 6.0 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.0 x 15
Tyres front 205 x 15
Tyres rear 205 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 277 mm
Rear brake diameter 269 mm
Braked area 2709 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID53229
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Bristol 411 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.