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Bentley Mulsanne Long wheelbase models

 

Bentley Mulsanne LWB
Bentley Mulsanne S LWB

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Bentley Mulsanne S LWB
1988 - 1992



Number manufactured

My own counting: 61
Other sources: 61.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZN00A6JCH22239 (1988).
Last chassis number: SCBZN02A4NCH44582 (1992).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

Model year 1988 and 1989: the same specifications as the Mulsanne LWB.
Specifications from model year 1990 are:

Length, width, height

Like the Bentley Mulsanne LWB

Turning circle

13.4 m

Kerb weight

2380 kg

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

10.6 seconds

Top speed

126 mph, 202 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Mulsanne S LWB is the successor of the Bentley Mulsanne LWB.

Original characteristics
- Chromed stainless steel radiator grille.
- Aluminium Alloy wheels.
- Colour keyed mirrors.
- Mulsanne S badges.
- The facia of the Turbo R with centre console and rev counter. Straight-grained walnut.
- Improved handling and roadholding.

Model year 1989
- From model year 1989 on all Bentleys got paired round headlamps with high pressure jet washers.

Model year 1990
- The Mulsanne S LWB got the same engine specifications as the new Silver Spur II.
- Driver's airbag as an option.

Model year 1992
- From model year 1992 on all models have a GM 4L80-E four-speed automatic gearbox.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Mulsanne S LWB has up to 1989 (incl):
- the letter B on the third position
- the letter N on the fifth position
- a number between 21058 and 27798 (model years 1988 and 1989).
- a number between 31006 and 36291 (model years 1990 and 1991).
- a number between 44015 and 44588 (model year 1992).

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- The chassis numbers in the years 1980 up to and including 1989 are assigned in batches. Batches exist for the standard saloon models (Silver Spirit, Mulsanne), the long wheelbase models (Silver Spur, Bentley LWB), the turbo models (Mulsanne Turbo, Turbo R), the Bentley Eight, the convertibles (Corniche, Continental), the Camargues and the Phantoms VI.
- In 1988 and 1989 the numbers of the Silver Spur and the Bentley Mulsanne S LWB are mixed within the same batches.
- The chassis numbers in the years 1990 up to and including 2003 are assigned in separate series per model type (often per model year as well) or in separate series per model. A model type stands for e.g. the standard saloon models (Silver Spirit, Brooklands), the long wheelbase models (Silver Spur, Bentley LWB), the 2-door coupé models (Continental R, Continental T, et cetera).
- In 1990 and 1991 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit II, Silver Spur II, Bentley Turbo R, Bentley Turbo RL, Bentley Mulsanne S, Bentley Mulsanne SL, Bentley Eight, Rolls-Royce Mulliner Spur.
- In 1992 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit II, Silver Spur II, Bentley Turbo R, Bentley Turbo RL, Bentley Mulsanne S, Bentley Mulsanne SL, Bentley Eight.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- No number was assigned to a Bentley Mulsanne S LWB between 27799 and 31005. There were numbers assigned to other models (Corniche, Continental) between 27799 and 31005.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1988, 1989

-

-

14

1990

11

69%

5

31%

16

1991

16

64%

9

36%

25

1992

2

40%

3

60%

5

Total

-

-

61

Some chassis numbers

Model years 1988 and 1989 are not listed below.

Model year 1990
SCBZN02A7LCX31223
SCBZN02A9LCX31384
SCBZN00A9LCH31388
SCBZN02A4LCX31535
SCBZN02A5LCX31558
SCBZN02A6LCX31567
SCBZN02A0LCX32004
SCBZN00A9LCH32430
SCBZN02A4LCX32555
SCBZN00A3LCH32942
SCBZN02A3LCX32983
SCBZN02A3LCX33096
SCBZN00A1LCH33393
SCBZN02A5LCX33455
SCBZN02A6LCX33609
SCBZN00A8LCH33617

Model year 1991
SCBZN02A3MCX33987
SCBZN02A9MCH33995
SCBZN00A7MCH34193
SCBZN02A9MCX34237
SCBZN00A7MCH34324
SCBZN02A8MCX34522
SCBZN02A4MCX34839

SCBZN00A9MCH34955
SCBZN02A8MCX35007
SCBZN00A1MCH35176
SCBZN00A2MCH35199
SCBZN02A0MCX35311
SCBZN02A3MCX35397
SCBZN02A2MCX35519
SCBZN02A7MCX35533
SCBZN02A1MCX35639
SCBZN00A8MCH35644
SCBZN02A9MCH35651
SCBZN02A2MCX35715
SCBZN02AXMCX35915
SCBZN02AXMCH35951
SCBZN02A5MCX35997
SCBZN02A9MCX36098
SCBZN02A7MCX36147
SCBZN02A6MCX36253

Model year 1992
SCBZN02A5NCH44056
SCBZN02A4NCX44160
SCBZN00A5NCH44397
SCBZN02D1NCX44577
SCBZN02A4NCH44582



Bentley Mulsanne S Long wheelbase from April 1991.



















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