Bentley «New» Turbo R
(1995 – 1997)
«New» Bentley Turbo R, 1997, #SCBZP15CXVCX59629. Underneath the front bumper huge air-intakes were incorporated..
In 1998 the company did verify that this model had been considered as having a separate identity. It had replaced the Bentley Turbo R which had been in production until 1994 and then Rolls-Royce introduced their «New» Bentley Turbo R» alongside their «New» R-R Silver Dawn», «New» R-R Silver Spur etc. In 1997 it has been superseded by the Bentley Turbo RT.
8 cylinder 90 degree V-configuration; aluminium-silicon alloy cylinder block with cast iron wet cylinder liners; bore x stroke 104.14 x 99.06 mm (4.1 x 3.9 in), capacity 6,750 cc; aluminium alloy cylinder heads, Zytec digital fuel injection and digital ignition, exhaust driven Garrett AirResearch turbocharger with intercooler; 4-speed automatic gearbox; independent suspension front and rear with automatic ride control; ventilated disc brakes front, plain discs rear, anti-locking device; wheelbase 3,061 mm (120.5 in) and 3,161 mm (124.5 in); tyre size 255/55WR17; max. speed 250 km/h
«New» Bentley Turbo R, 1997, #SCBZP15CXVCX59629. At a fingertip the radio in the centre console was hidden by a beautifully veneered cover.
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