Bristol Speedster 5.9 I V8 3S (390 hp, petrol, 2003) - Technical data, specifications, characteristics

cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé), 2 doors, 2 seats, dimensions: 4674.00 mm x 1752.00 mm x 1118.00 mm, weight: 1395 kg, engine displacement: 5900 cc, 8 cylinders, 4 valves per cylinder, max power: 390 hp @ 5500 rpm, max torque: 500 Nm @ 4000 rpm, acceleration (0-100): 5.00 s, max speed: 257 km/h, gears (manual/automatic): - / 4, fuel type: petrol, rims: 8.5J X 17, tyres: 255/55 R17
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Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model5.9 I V8 3S
First year of production2003
Last year of production-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)
Wheelbase2890.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.78 in (inches)
2.8900 m (meters)
Front track1422.00 mm (millimeters)
4.67 ft (feet)
55.98 in (inches)
1.4220 m (meters)
Rear track1435.00 mm (millimeters)
4.71 ft (feet)
56.50 in (inches)
1.4350 m (meters)
Length4674.00 mm (millimeters)
15.33 ft (feet)
184.02 in (inches)
4.6740 m (meters)
Width1752.00 mm (millimeters)
5.75 ft (feet)
68.98 in (inches)
1.7520 m (meters)
Height1118.00 mm (millimeters)
3.67 ft (feet)
44.02 in (inches)
1.1180 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity-
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-
Curb weight1395 kg (kilograms)
3075.45 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight-
Capacity of the fuel tank165.0 l (liters)
36.29 UK gal (UK gallons)
43.59 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine locationlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement5900 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspirated
Compression ratio9.25 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)101.60 mm (millimeters)
0.33 ft (feet)
4.00 in (inches)
0.1016 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)90.93 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.58 in (inches)
0.0909 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power390 hp (horse power)
290.8 kW (kilowatts)
395.4 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque500 Nm (newton meters)
51.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
368.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed257 km/h (kilometers per hour)
159.69 mph (miles per hour)

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-
Fuel consumption (combined)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Type of transmissionautomatic
Number of automatic gears4 (four)
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-
Type of power steering-
Turning circle diameter-


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
Type of rear suspension - shock absorber strut/damper


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesdiscs
Type of rear brakesdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8.5J X 17
Tyre code255/55 R17

Compared to average values

The difference in percent between the values of some of the vehicle's characteristics and their average values.

Wheelbase+ 8%
Front track- 6%
Rear track- 5%
Length+ 4%
Width- 1%
Height- 25%
Curb weight- 2%
Capacity of the fuel tank+ 168%
Engine displacement+ 162%
Maximum power+ 146%
Maximum torque+ 88%
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h- 51%
Maximum speed+ 28%