The Bristol 403 and 404 (including a Drophead body styled by Abbott) were discontinued in October 1955. 300 examples of the 403 were built.
Bristol 405 Saloon is the first four-door model produced by the Bristol company. It is similar to the 404 at the front but considerably longer (15 ft 9 ¼ in v. 14 ft 3 ¼ in), giving comfortable seating for four people curved front and rear screens and opening boot. It is powered by a 1971-cc engine which develop 105 bhp at 5000 rpm. A Drophead Coupé version with coachwork by Abbott of Farnham is also available.
|3rd||Rudge Withworth Cup||#33||450/C||Keen / Line|
|24h Le Mans 11.06.1955||Entrant:||Results:||perf.
|#32||450/C||Wisdom / Fairman||Bristol||9th||3rd - 1501-2000||19th|
|#33||450/C||Keen / Line||Bristol||8th||2nd - 1501-2000||9th|
|#34||450/C||Wilson / Mayers||Bristol||7th||1st - 1501-2000||8th|
Bristol 450 przygotowany do wyścigu w Le Mans.