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Bentley Continental S
1995



Number manufactured

My own counting: 39
Some other sources: 18.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZB05C1SCX52332 (1995).
Last chassis number: SCBZB05C9SCX52451 (1995).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Continental R.

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

6.3 seconds

Top speed

155 mph, 249 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Continental S is a special edition of the Continental R from model year 1995. The Bentley Continental S introduced a turbocharged, water-air intercooler engine that broke through the 300 kW and 400 bhp barrier. The engine is a Garrett AirResearch turbocharged 6,75 litre V8 with liquid-cooled intercooler, 385 bhp at 4100 rpm.
- The Continental S has no predecessor or successor but is a model besides already existing models. The Continental S was a 'niche' model to keep sales up in the years of recession.
- The Bentley Continental S is designed to be built in very limited numbers.
- The Continental S is supplied to selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets only.

General characteristics
- Liquid-cooled intercooler together with an engine management system based on Formula One technology and revised induction system.
- All charateristics of the Continental R.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Continental S has:
- the letter B on the fifth position
- a number between 52332 and 52451.
The next model has a partly overlapping identification:
- Bentley Continental R.

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- 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 1995 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Bentley Continental R and Bentley Continental S.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1995

18

46%

21

54%

39

Total

18

46%

21

54%

39

All chassis numbers

SCBZB05C1SCX52332
SCBZB05C6SCX52343
SCBZB05C8SCX52344
SCBZB05C1SCX52346
SCBZB05C4SCX52356
SCBZB05C2SCH52357
SCBZB05C6SCH52359
SCBZB05C4SCH52361
SCBZB05CXSCH52364
SCBZB05C3SCH52366
SCBZB05C5SCH52370
SCBZB05C9SCX52384
SCBZB06C5SCX52400
SCBZB05C9SCX52403
SCBZB05C7SCH52404
SCBZB05C9SCH52405
SCBZB05C0SCH52406
SCBZB05C6SCX52407
SCBZB05C4SCH52408
SCBZB05C6SCH52409

SCBZB05C8SCX52411
SCBZB05C6SCH52412
SCBZB05C8SCH52413
SCBZB05C3SCX52414
SCBZB05C1SCH52415
SCBZB05C3SCH52416
SCBZB05C9SCX52417
SCBZB05C7SCH52418
SCBZB05C9SCH52419
SCBZB05C7SCH52421
SCBZB05C2SCX52422
SCBZB05C0SCH52423
SCBZB05CXSCX52426
SCBZB05C8SCH52427
SCBZB05C2SCH52441
SCBZB05C7SCX52447
SCBZB05C9SCX52448
SCBZB05C7SCX52450
SCBZB05C9SCX52451



Details of Bentley Continental S SCH52405 (pictures below):















1995 Bentley Continental S SCBZB05C9SCH52405.




















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