THE BRISTOL 405 SALOON
Engine : Six cylinders, 66 by 96 nun. (1,971 c.c.). Crosspush-rod inclined o.h. valves. 8.5 to 1 compression-ratio; 105 b.h.p. at 5,000 r.p.m.
Gear ratios : First, 15.24 to 1; second, 7.71 to 1; third, 5.46 to 1; top, 4.22 to 1; overdrive, 3.28 to I. Tyres : 5.75 by 16 Michelin SDS on bolt-on steel disc wheels. Weight 1 ton 5 cwt. 7 lb. (ready for the road, without
occupants, but with approximately one gallon of petrol). Steering ratio : Three turns, lock-to-lock.
Fuel capacity : 16 gallons (two gallons in reserve). Range approximately 336 miles.
Wheelbase : 9 ft. 6 in.
Dimensions : 15 ft. 91. in. by 5 ft. 8 in. by 4 ft. 9i in. (high). Price : £2,390 (23,586 7s. Od. with purchase tax).
Makers : Bristol Cars Limited, Bristol, Somerset.
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