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1983 Bristol Beaufighter vs. 2004 Bristol Fighter

To start off, 2004 Bristol Fighter is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Bristol Beaufighter. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Bristol Beaufighter would be higher. At 7,994 cc (10 cylinders), 2004 Bristol Fighter is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 Bristol Beaufighter weights approximately 210 kg more than 2004 Bristol Fighter.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. 1983 Bristol Beaufighter has automatic transmission and 2004 Bristol Fighter has manual transmission. 2004 Bristol Fighter will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1983 Bristol Beaufighter will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1983 Bristol Beaufighter 2004 Bristol Fighter
Make Bristol Bristol
Model Beaufighter Fighter
Year Released 1983 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5896 cc 7994 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 10 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 660 HP
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2760 mm


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