These gas-powered cars will cost from £495,000 (just under $700,000 at current rates) and are planned to reach customers in 2022/2023, ahead of the EV’s arrival in 2025.
“Bristol is a quintessentially British brand that was renowned for creating luxurious and distinctive vehicles,” said Wharton. “We want to revive and reinvigorate this iconic marque, preserving its heritage, while fully remastering it for the 21st century.”
A new CEO will be appointed in spring 2022 along with non-executive directors and someone to lead engineering. The V8-powered remastered cars and the Buccaneer EV will represent the company’s past and future but at their sky-high prices, they should both be truly special machines.