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Bristol Cars Still Pissing Off Everybody, As Is Traditional

Bristol Cars was a small British manufacturer that was famous for being one of the most mercurial, obscure, and downright befuddling of all the small British manufacturers, which is a claim to fame. Despite declaring bankruptcy and getting new owners, though, it looks like they're still just pissing off people. » 11/23/13 10:27am 11/23/13 10:27am

London Man's Bristol Accidentally Crushed by Authorities

Crikey, Humbert! Golly, Gumpert! Fackin' feck, Q-bert! 51-year-old Mendoza Stewart purchased a '72 Bristol 411 a few years ago. In 2004, he parked it in a legal spot near his home in Kennington, only to find that it had been hauled off by the council and then removed from the flatbed with a mechanical claw,… » 4/11/07 7:45pm 4/11/07 7:45pm

On A Wing And A Prayer: NASCAR Car of Tomorrow Becomes Car of Today At…

It ain't a Superbird, but hell, at least the new car's got a wing. Yeah, we know, it's still NASCAR, but whatevs, maybe today's race with the new Car o' Tomorrow will be more crash-tacular. We'll see. The race begins at 1:30 EST today at Bristol...I think it's the fast Food City 500 or something. » 3/25/07 2:06pm 3/25/07 2:06pm

Welcome To The NASCAR "Car Of Tomorrow-ow-ow"

Get your jet fuel and oxidant ready Waltrip, NASCAR is introducing the "Car Of Tomorrow" after five years of testing (it takes a lot of engineering to drive in a circle). Designed to improve safety, performance, competition and cost efficiency for teams, the Car of Tomorrow fits all four current templates (Ford,… » 2/22/07 5:18pm 2/22/07 5:18pm

More on the 1000+ Horsepower Bristol Fighter

Bristol released more info on its new, batshit-mad, Dodge Viper-powered Fighter. It'll be dubbed the Fighter T, and the final numbers total 1,012 hp and 1,036 lb.-ft of torque (at 4500 rpm) via a couple of turbos and twin intercoolers feeding the 8.0-liter ten banger. The chassis is 30% stiffer than its predecessor,… » 11/07/06 9:07am 11/07/06 9:07am

Bristol Viper? Fighter Supercar to Get 1000+ hp

Lest we forget the Brits are as batshit mad as the rest of humanity, word is British sports-car builder Bristol Cars plans to spike its Dodge Viper-powered Fighter with twin turbos. That means the latest incarnation of the V10-powered coupe will produce 1,012 hp and 1,032 lbs-ft of torque, giving it a theoretical top… » 11/03/06 9:39am 11/03/06 9:39am