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BRISTOL 405 SALOON

4-door saloon.

Styling and front-end treatment as 404, but a much heavier car on a 114ins wheelbase. Overdrive, electrically-operated fuel reserve, radial-ply tyres and screenwash standard; will cruise at around 90mph. Drainage channel problems in the roof can provoke rot - alloy-panelled body has part-timber frame.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1971cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1954 to 1958  
Number produced:
265