Bristol Classic 400i

4.56 | 9 Review(s)
This Mar, 2018 Model has expired

In Philippines, Bristol has discontinued the Classic 400i and this Motorcycles model is out of production.

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Classic 400i Pros & Cons

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Things we like in Classic 400i

Great styling

Powerful engine with power-packed performance

Efficient braking setup

Things we don't like in Classic 400i

Mileage could have been slightly better

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The Bristol Classic-400i is another retro-styled bike in its range. It comes with two variants- standard and ABS and the color white. The Classic 400i has a liquid-cooled 400cc single-cylinder powertrain that offers a maximum power of  28 hp of power and 33 Nm peak torque. The bike comes with the option of a five-speed transmission gearbox. The standard variant offers a single disc brake both in front and rear, and the 2nd variant comes with ABS in both sections. In terms of safety, it has a pass switch, side reflectors and engine check warning. The standard variant costs ₱188,000, and the 2nd variant costs ₱2,08,000.

Bristol Classic 400i Price

The Classic 400i is priced at ₱238,000 .

Bristol Classic 400i Variants

There are 1 variants available of Classic 400i: Standard.

Bristol Classic 400i Power-trains

The Classic 400i is powered by a Liquid Cooled 400 cc 1 Cylinder engine that gives 28hp of power and 33 Nm Torque. It comes with the option of a 5-Speed transmission gearbox. The Front Tyre size is 100/70 R17 & Rear Tyre size is 130/70 R17.

Bristol Classic 400i Features

Features Chassis, Suspension & Brake include Telescopic Fork Front Suspension, Swing Arm Rear Suspension, Disc Front Brake, Disc Rear Brake and Dual Straight Seat Type.
Features for Console include Digital Odometer, Digital Fuel Gauge, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Display Screen and Analog Speedometer.

Bristol Classic 400i Competitors

The Classic 400i Competitors are: Kawasaki Z400 and Bristol BR 400i.

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Bristol Classic 400i Review 2024

Bristol motorcycles entered into the Philippine automobile market last year with its range of retro-styled bikes. Bristol motorcycles are developed with high-quality parts from renowned international OEM automotive and motorcycle suppliers. With an aim to provide retro-styled bikes at a competitive price in the country, Bristol recently launched the Classic 400i. The Classic 400i features an Italian design, electronics from Delphi technologies USA, Mikuni injection components from Japan and powertrain from Hartford Taiwan. It combines a relaxed riding stance, modern amenities and traditional styling for the riders. The Classic 400i  features a large chrome front halogen headlight to provide a good view of the road ahead to the riders, one-piece handlebar with dual instrumentation and bullet-style indicator lights for that vintage look. The powerful engine features the latest technology to increase its efficiency and also complies to the Euro-4 emission standards. It comes fitted with a twin-pipe stainless steel exhaust system with stylish mufflers. It is equipped with telescopic front forks and adjustable rear suspension. To provide retardation, there's a single-disc brake at the front and rear. Furthermore, to provide a better on-road grip, it is offered with standard all-weather tires. An optional, front and rear anti-lock braking system (ABS) is also available to enhance the braking. The Classic 400i is offered at a starting price of Ph 1,88,000 and goes up to Ph 2,08,000.

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Bristol Classic 400i Design

The retro sentiment of the motorcycle can be spotted all-around the Classic 400i. At the front, it poses a large, round halogen headlamp with chrome borders, above which the twin-pod instrument panel is placed. The tall, round rear view mirrors are also placed on the handlebar, while the front tyre is covered with a sleek, black colour mudguard. The one-piece handlebar and Bullet style turn indicators add to its retro looks. The fuel tank has a nice finish and the single, long seat is made of high-quality, comfortable material to provide an enjoyable riding experience.  At the sides, you can spot the twin-pipe stainless steel exhaust system with stylish mufflers. Move to the rear and you will see a small mudguard attached to the seat The tail lamp and turn indicators are sleek. It comes fitted with a semi-digital instrument console that displays vital information to the rider.

Classic 400i Ride & Handling

The classic 450i is 2080 mm long, 810 mm wide and 1080 mm high. It has a wheelbase of 1450 mm, which is pretty decent. Suspension duties rest with conventional telescopic front forks and oil damping adjustable shock suspension at the rear. It comes fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels at both the ends, wrapped in tubeless tyres - 100/70 at the front and 130/70 at the rear. The adequate suspension setup along with big wheels are able to gulp the road bumps efficiently. Braking setup consists of single-disc at both the ends and it comes equipped with ABS straight from the factory. The ABS activates after reaching 30-35 kmph. The Classic 400i’s front brake has a four-piston caliper that returns an accurate bite feel.

Bristol Classic 400i Engine & Fuel Consumption

Powering the Classic 400i is a 400cc, oil-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve engine which is capable of generating max power of 20.7 kw at 7,200 rpm and a peak torque of 33 Nm at 5,600 rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheel using a five-speed manual transmission. The engine is from the famous Taiwan Hartford industry and key parts like high-precision bearings and clutches are imported from Japan. This engine is now Euro-4 compliant and has a compression ratio of 8.8:1, which shows the ruggedness of the engine and means that it can burn low-octane fuels without any issues. It has a fuel tank capacity of 15 litres. According to company claims, it can reach a top speed of 145 kmph and returns a mileage of 20 kmpl in ideal conditions.

Classic 400i Verdict

The emergence of classic rides in the Philippines has created a stir in the automotive market. The classic motorcycle scene here has certainly re-emerged. The classic 400i is an original classic, restored to match today’s demands – both aesthetically and mechanically. The retro-styled bike is perfect for bike lovers who particularly enjoy the vintage looks. That said, it doesn't lag at the mechanical front as well and packs a real punch with its grunty 400cc engine. Overall, it is an amazing offering by Bristol which shines out and loud, definitely turning the heads around.


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  • Italian-looking vintage styled Bristol bike

    This retro-styled Italian Bristol bike captivated me the moment I entered into the Bristol showroom. This classic bike has created a sensation in the...

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    Tony Dec 06, 2022 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Best Bike in the Market!

    The retail price of the bike is currently PHP 238,000. The amazing stance of the bike is rolling my heart with joy. The amazing combination of great...

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    Daniel Sep 29, 2022 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Classic Appeal

    The Bristol Classic 400i's classic appearance makes the motorcycle highly appealing. Despite its traditional appearance, the bike has many modern...

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    Sean Jul 11, 2022 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Truly classic

    No other bike brings the classic design to life more than the Bristol Classic 400i. I loved the bike’s appearance and the unique blend of modern...

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    Mikel May 11, 2022 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • The Ideal Retro Styled Beast

    The Bristol Classic 400i was a major topic of discussion at my workplace, which persuaded me to give it a test ride and eventually purchase it a year...

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    Martin Jan 06, 2022 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Blends classic and modern

    The retro-styling of the Bristol Classic 400i makes the motorcycle look very attractive. Despite the classic look, the bike has a lot of modern...

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    Anthony Nov 08, 2021 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Charming machine

    The Bristol Classic 400i was a major topic of discussion at my workplace and that persuaded me to give this bike a test ride. I was waiting to...

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    claude Aug 11, 2021 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • Value for Money

    The classic in Bristol Classic 400i truly stands for the classic design and styling of the bike. If you love classic retro bikes like me, you would...

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    Aiden Apr 01, 2021 for Bristol Classic 400i
  • My super hero

    Recently I have purchased Bristol classic-400i. Many of my friends are charmed to see my bike. As per them after a long time they could see such a...

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    Diego May 22, 2019 for Bristol Classic 400i
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The Bristol Classic 400i price in the Philippines starts at ₱208,000 for the base variant.

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