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CANCELLED: Brooklands Museum: Classic Talk: Design and the Bristol Car

Design and the Bristol Car is the story of the evolution of draughting techniques from the shipbuilding days, through aviation design and car design into the CAD era, interspersed with the life story of Dudley Hobbs, Chief Designer at Bristol Cars from 1946 to 1976. John Hobbs will be our speaker tonight. Doors 6pm for… Continue reading CANCELLED: Brooklands Museum: Classic Talk: Design and the Bristol Car

Events, News

CANCELLED: Next BOHT Lecture Day, 4 April 2020

SAVE THIS DATE! On  Saturday 4th April 2020  the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust (BOHT) Annual Lecture Day will be at the  Yeovilton Aero Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester BA22 8HT ( Sat Nav Ref: BA22 8HW ) Tickets £15 on the door. The provisional programme includes: 1. Ian Nuthall speaking on ‘ Racing with  Bristol engines ' 2. An historic slide presentation ' Working at Bristol's ' prepared… Continue reading CANCELLED: Next BOHT Lecture Day, 4 April 2020

cars, Treasures, Videos

Baffled by your V8? Troubled by your Torqueflite? Mystified by that misfire?

As a hardcore 2 Litre owner I must confess whenever I open the bonnet of a V8 my heart sinks. Just slightly. No polished aluminium components or gleaming rocker boxes greet one's eye. A mass of random pipeage, and a monstrous bucket sized carburettor replace the 2 Litre’s  finely sculpted, Filton/Bavarian designed row of tuneable triple Solex or SUs.… Continue reading Baffled by your V8? Troubled by your Torqueflite? Mystified by that misfire?

News, People, Photos, Treasures

The Heritage Trust never rests….!

A Barn find Bristol … The Heritage Trust never rests. Our constant crusade of  digging out old stuff has been going from strength to strength lately with splendid donations from the estates of Syd Lovesy, Dudley Hobbs, and Dennis Sevier. An intriguing phone call reached us by a roundabout route, via the Bristol Cars showroom. “We… Continue reading The Heritage Trust never rests….!