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Newspaper report on Syd Lovesey’s funeral https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/cortege-bristol-cars-gather-pay-1534215 Dave Dale


Personal take on the fighter: https://www.pistonheads.com/news/spotted-ykywt/bristol-fighter-spotted/37594 Dave Dale

Bill Boddy article

I have acquired an article for the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust, by the renowned Bill Boddy, that is from a seemingly undated soft porn magazine but which I believe to be from the late 80’s.  It is a general article over 7 sides ( well padded out with photographs – presumably to cater for the specific readership ) on […]

V8 front wing keys

Whilst rummaging around in the endless boxes of bits and pieces at the recent Bieulieu Autojumble looking for nothing special, I came across 5 keys which fit the opening front wings of the Bristol V8’s. Not having a V8 I have no use for them but bought them anyway ( as one does! ). I […]


Might be some interest in this blog. If not – at least some nice photographs of Bristols! http://quillandpad.com/2017/05/06/bristol-fighter-one-greatest-cars-youve-never-heard/ Dave Dale.

HRG Bristol

Members who have not already seen this auction listing may perhaps be mildly interested to see this.car: http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C854991 In my opinion, the car is absolutely gorgeous and is a Bristol engined garage partner for my 403 that I would love to own. Further photographs and some more information are at: http://www.mossgreen.com.au/view-auctions/catalog/id/280/lot/114306/1948-HRG-BRISTOL-PROTOTYPE Dave Dale.

401 MPH100

I have acquired, for the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust, an article from a 1951 motoring publication. It is an account of a cross country journey of 550 miles in Tony Crook’s personal 401, MPH100, which seems to belie the claim that Tony Crook did not allow motoring journalists to test Bristols. There is an interesting […]


This is an excerpt from an article in today’s online Daily Telegraph interview with Sir Paul Smith, OBE: Which car do you most regret selling? I remember looking through a Bristol owners newsletter on Boxing Day a long time ago. I spotted this beautiful 1956 Bristol 405 on sale for two grand. I sent a mate who […]