By on September 25, 2010

If TTAC were UK based, we’d probably have indulged in a Bristol Appreciation Week instead of Panthers. These remarkable coupes have been built on the same 114″ wheelbase chassis since the first Bristol 400 saw the light of day in 1947. Ok, I haven’t forgotten about Morgan. But the Morgan is a bit more self-conscious in its perpetuality. The Bristol’s styling has evolved a bit, although that seems to have ended in about, say 1978 or so? The NY Times has a nice article pointing out that Bristol sales are up, and never dropped in the current Great Recession. The very affluent who want a “bespoke” coupe hand built in traditional style seem to be able to manage the starting price of 142k pounds sterling. Oh, and there’s a real living breathing dinosaur under the hood too, and it’s American to boot. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • petey: I dunno, I love the styling of the accord coupe just like i love the TL of the same generation. But you cannot...
  • dantes_inferno: You need to order the Exxon option with this vehicle. A dedicated Exxon tanker truck escort to keep...
  • MoparRocker74: THIS. Also, what they would more likely care about is whether you have side mirrors relocated when...
  • MoparRocker74: Never driven an old CJ Jeep, I see. I’ve owned 3, and all had the “full view” soft doors at some...
  • tomLU86: Since the Audi 5000 (aka my teens), the car magazines and Consumer Reports have liked Audi. Back in the Audi...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber