David’s New Toy…

Posted by on Mar 28, 2015 in Family Stuff, The Old Blue Truck
David’s New Toy…

This just in from David…  Gents,  My new ‘toy’.  Currently owned by the senior PR man at Audi. Patricia and I fly to Munich on 13th April to collect it. As you can see, it’s totally restored. Ugly bitch of a car, but it is a hand- made convertible 1978 Bristol 412 (S2)!  Always wanted one. There’s about 7 in England – this is Concours so I’m hopefully going to get a few ‘pots’ at Bristol Owners Club meetings.  Best, David!

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And then finally, on May 11, she arrived home to Ickham…

11th May 2015

A note from another of his friends in Toronto…

Hello David,
CONGRATULATIONS – well done !!!  I disagree totally with your inference that she is an “ugly bitch of a car” as I find the vehicle has very attractive lines.  But then, it is logical that it should as it was designed by Zagato, a very well-known Italian automobile designer.  In fact, if you look up Zagato under Wikipedia and follow through with this link, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_412 .  I believe the car you are buying is the one featured in the photograph on the bottom RHS of this page.  Look closely; the car in the photo is a right hand drive version. Let me know.
In any event, well done – here’s wishing you many, many miles of happy motoring!!!  Rgds.,  A.

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