1996 Bentley Turbo

R - Delivery Miles - As New

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1996
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • ABS
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Blue Metallic
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
An evolution of the established Mulsanne Turbo, the Bentley Turbo R was introduced at the March 1985 Geneva Motor Show. Visually distinguished by its front air dam and alloy wheels (a marque first), the newcomer further benefited from stiffer anti-roll bars, recalibrated shock absorbers and sharper steering. Easier and more enjoyable to drive quickly, its superior dynamics sounded the death knell for the older car. Although, Bentley was coy about releasing specific outputs, other sources suggested that the Turbo R's force-fed 6.75 litre OHV V8 developed some 320bhp and 455lbft of torque. Equipped with three-speed automatic transmission as standard, the four-door super saloon was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in under seven seconds and 135mph. Trimmed with the same skill and attention to detail as any other Crewe built car, its cabin was adorned with thick leather hides, rich wood veneers, polished chrome fit