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Bristol 412 S2

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Bristol 412 S2

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BristolIssued from1977
Model412 S2Issued until
Serie412Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBristol Aeroplane Co.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerZagatoCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4940 mm / 194.5 in / 194.5 inTotal (curb) weight1751 kg / 3860 lb / 3860 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1443 mm / 56.8 in / 56.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2896 mm / 114.0 in / 114.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.16 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supply1 Ca carbEngine displacement5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity737.25 cm3/cylinder / 44.990 cu in/cylinder / 44.990 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)84.5 kW / 113.3 hp / 113.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sPower-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bristol 412 S2

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