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Bentley Mulsanne Long wheelbase models

 

Bentley Mulsanne LWB
Bentley Mulsanne S LWB

Bentley Brooklands LWB
Bentley Brooklands R LWB

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Bentley Brooklands LWB
1993 - 1997



Number manufactured

My own counting: 188
Some other sources: 172, 191 and 199.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZF02D4PCX46260 (1993).
Last chassis number: SCBZF20C3VCH60303 (1997).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions and weight as the Bentley Mulsanne S LWB.

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

10.6 seconds
9.6 seconds in model year 1994
8.1 seconds in model year 1997

Top speed

126 mph, 202 km/h
134 mph, 216 km/h in model year 1994
140 mph, 225 km/h in model year 1997

Characteristics and peculiarities

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

Original characteristics
- Colour-keyed vaned radiator shell.
- No chrome moulding along the bonnet centre line.
- A new front air dam with discreet integral fog lamps.
- Leather stitched gear selector located in the centre console in similar style to that of the Continental R.
- New alloy wheels.
- Pleated leather door trim.
- Option: Turbo R seats and picnic tables built into the backs of the front seats.

Model year 1993
- Only in model year 1993 all Bentley badges are enamelled in green.

Model year 1994
- New style illuminated picnic tables.
- Black hide-trimmed steering column cowl.
- Driver and front passenger airbags.
- New lockable lower stowage compartment.
- Redesigned front and rear seats, styled with new longitudinal pleats for greater lateral support, and redesigned squab and cushions were in-line with current orthopaedic research for improved lumbar support.
- Shift Energy Management (SEM), which momentarily reduces engine torque before a gear shift, achieving a change that is barely noticeable.
- Restyled badges with a black background which matches the black background wheel trim centres.

Model year 1995
- 16 inch wheels.

Model year 1996
- Radiator height being reduced by 2 inches.
- Adoption of an integrated front bumper and air dam design, together with wrap around bumpers. Also an integrated rear bumper design.
- Spare wheel stowage in the luggage compartment.
- New 16 inch wheels with new lower profile tyres that further improved handling and roadholding.
- New exterior mirrors on door cheater panels, no quarterlights.
- Sills and bumpers painted to match coachwork.
- New centre console layout.
- New facia and centre console with many detail alterations.
- Electrical adjustment of the steering wheel with preferred steering angle included in driver's seat memory. Automatical lift of the steering wheel to aid entry and exit to and from the driver's seat.
- Additional ranges of colour arrangements, both exterior and interior.
- Box-style front armrest with stowage compartment.
- Individually controlled cooling air outlets in rear compartment.
- One inch headroom more, made possible by detailed developments to the design of the front seat upholstery.
- 6 percent increase in maximum power.

Model year 1997
- The Long wheelbase is standard. The Short wheelbase could be ordered as well.
- Specified with the 300 bhp Rolls-Royce Light Pressure Turbo (LPT).
- Electronic Traction Assistance System (ETAS) available as an option.
- The Turbo R large diameter micro alloy front disc brakes as an option.
- New, bright finished alloy wheel centres.
- A larger range of paint colours.
- Extended front seat cushions.
- Rear seat heaters as an option.
- Improved headlamps.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Brooklands LWB has:
- the letter F on the fifth position
- a number between 46260 and 46701 (model year 1993)
- a number between 54027 and 55692 (model years 1994 and 1995)
- a number between 57029 and 58196 (model year 1996)
- a number between 59022 and 60321 (model year 1997).

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- In 1993 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 R LWB, Bentley Brooklands, Bentley Brooklands LWB.
- In 1994 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit III, Silver Spur III, Bentley Turbo R, Bentley Turbo R LWB, Bentley Brooklands, Bentley Brooklands LWB.
- In 1995 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit III, Silver Spur III, Silver Dawn, Flying Spur, Bentley Turbo R, Bentley Turbo R LWB, Bentley Brooklands, Bentley Brooklands LWB.
- In 1996 and 1997 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Silver Dawn, Bentley Turbo R, Bentley Turbo R LWB, Bentley Brooklands, Bentley Brooklands LWB.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- The numbers 58294 - 58500 within model year 1996 have not been used.
- The numbers 58505 - 59000 between the model years 1996 and 1997 have not been used.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1993

28

93%

2

7%

30

1994

35

85%

6

15%

41

1995

18

62%

11

38%

29

1996

15

48%

16

52%

31

1997

19

33%

38

67%

57

Total

115

61%

73

39%

188

Some chassis numbers

Model years 1994 until 1997 are not listed below.

Model year 1993
SCBZF02D4PCX46260
SCBZF02D5PCX46316
SCBZF02D1PCX46331
SCBZF02DXPCX46344
SCBZF02D0PCX46403
SCBZF02D2PCX46404
SCBZF02D4PCX46405
SCBZF02D6PCX46406
SCBZF02D6PCX46440
SCBZF00D0PCX46484
SCBZF02D1PCX46507
SCBZF02D7PCX46513
SCBZF02D0PCX46546
SCBZF02D3PCX46590
SCBZF02D2PCX46595


SCBZF02D2PCH46597
SCBZF02D4PCH46598
SCBZF02DXPCX46599
SCBZF02D2PCX46600
SCBZF02D4PCX46601
SCBZF00DXPCX46606
SCBZF02D5PCX46610
SCBZF02D2PCX46631
SCBZF02DXPCX46635
SCBZF02D3PCX46668
SCBZF02D5PCX46669
SCBZF02D1PCX46670
SCBZF02D9PCX46691
SCBZF02D0PCX46692
SCBZF02D8PCX46701



Bentley Brooklands Long wheelbase, SCBZF11C4TCX57333, 1996.

























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