What a fascinating car this barn find 1950 Bristol 401 is and Morris Leslie have done a great job of ensuring it has a chance of seeing the road again!
The Morris Leslie website contains some great information about this car, supplied by The Bristol Owners Club, from the initial advice note for the Bristol, dated March, 1950. We’ll show you part of this below. Please check out their website for Part One. it’s quite interesting!
“The second extract also dated March 15th 1950 details what we believe to be the options fitted at the time being “the supply and installation of a Heater System” the supply and installation of an “Elko Wireless S/No 6498” the, supply and installation of a “Manual Shutter Control” and lastly the supply and installation of “Bentley Headlamps”. The car has been with its current owner since 2010 and is sold with no documents as a non runner with no keys for total restoration.”