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Bristol Blenheim

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Bristol Blenheim

2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 5897 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in, 261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BristolIssued from1997
ModelBlenheimIssued until
SerieBlenheimNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBristol Aeroplane Co.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5110 l / 180.46 cu ft / 180.46 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4830 mm / 190.2 in / 190.2 inTotal (curb) weight1740 kg / 3836 lb / 3836 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2910 mm / 114.6 in / 114.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.87 m2 / 9.4 sq ft / 9.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.7 kW / 29.1 hp / 29.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5897 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output44.3 kW/l / 0.973 bhp/cu in / 0.973 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.8 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio204.0 kW/ton / 154.6 bhp/ton / 154.6 bhp/ton
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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front210/70-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bristol Blenheim

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