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Old 11-02-10, 06:56 AM
dezelsky dezelsky is offline
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Default Fair Comparisons

Perhaps another reason, if I dare mention it, is the fact that the 8 cyl Bristol cars are coach built in England, and have a mass produced engine from the USA under the bonnet. Nothing wrong with that intrinsically, but it can be argued that this makes it less of a thoroughbred than say the Aston equivalent, and perhaps less sought after for that reason. How's that for controversy? The same may be said for Jensens, Facels etc. I have to declare myself as a a 6 cyl owner, but did previously own a 411 S2. I am also an Aston owner, which I find to be more engaging as a drivers car than an 8 cyl Bristol, but I do like the fact that the Bristol is more understated.