1958 Bristol 406 Zagato

Bristol 406 Zagato is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body designed by Zagato with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.2 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 5750 rpm and 179 Nm (132 lbft/18.3 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual with overdrive 'box. Stated weight at the kerb is 1120 kg. The Bristol 406 Zagato is claimed to manage a top speed of 209 km/h (130 mph).

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Key facts

1958 Bristol 406 Zagato information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4699 mm
How heavy?
1120 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2216 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
179 Nm / 132 ft.lb / 18.3 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph

Bristol 406 models

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1958 Bristol 406 Zagato data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerZagato
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1346 mm 53 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 4699 mm 185 inches
Width 1600 mm 63 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 1120 kg 2469 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Bristol
Engine code Type 110
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.2 litre
2216 cc
(135.229 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68.7 × 99.64 mm
2.7 × 3.92 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.69
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(net)
58.7 bhp/litre
0.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
179 Nm (132 ft·lb) (18.3 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
80.78 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 3 So carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1015.1 kPa (147.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 369.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 117.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
116.07 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.55 kg/kW
19.3 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TL.W.
Rear suspension LA.TB.RA.WL.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.00-16
Tyres rear 6.00-16
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 3.32
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID73700
Production total 6
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1958 Bristol 406 Zagato added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.