1954 Arnolt Bristol Roadster

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1954
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

In 1953, S. H. ''Wacky'' Arnolt, Chicago businessman and vice-president of Bertone, was in London for the Motor Show, he had already had some success with his Bertone-bodied T.D. M.G.s, which had whetted his appetite for sports cars, and he was very impressed by the Bristol 404, but thought the price too high to make a distributorship viable. However, he came to an agreement with the factory that they would supply him with modified chassis fitted with the BS 1 Mk 2 engine, these were shipped to Bertone who quickly produced a light 2-seater body called the ''Bolide'', which was the cheapest of the range of three models, no hood was fitted, but one was available as an extra and this car is so equipped. It sold in America at $3,995, wh