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Bentley Turbo S
1995



Number manufactured

My own counting: 60
Some other sources: 60.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZT05C8SCH56801 (1995).
Last chassis number: SCBZT05C2SCH56860 (1995).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Turbo R.

Kerb weight

2450 kg.

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

6.1 seconds

Top speed

155 mph, 250 km/h (electronically limited)

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Turbo S is a special edition of the model year 1995 Turbo R. The Bentley Turbo 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, 408 bhp, 616 lb/ft.
- The Turbo S has no predecessor or successor but is a model besides already available models. The Turbo S was a 'niche' model to keep sales up in the years of recession.
- The Bentley Turbo S was designed to be built in very limited numbers, no more than 100 orders would be accepted and, in the event, just 60 cars were built.
- The Turbo S is supplied to selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets only.
- A long wheelbase version is not manufactured.

General characteristics
- Liquid-cooled intercooler together with an engine management system based on Formula One technology and revised induction system.
- A higher front bumper with integral air dam and shorter radiator shell.
- Continental R's 17 inch vented aluminium alloy wheels and 255/55WR17 tyres (Turbo R 16 inch) and rear fairing (later Turbo R Mark IV bumpers).
- Discrete motif on the walnut waistrail.
- New, deeply bolstered sports seats.
- Numbered plates on the engine.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Turbo S has:
- the letter T on the fifth position
- a number between 56801 and 56860.

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- This model has a series of numbers that was not shared with other models.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1995

31

52%

29

48%

60

Total

31

52%

29

48%

60

All chassis numbers

SCBZT05C8SCH56801
SCBZT05C3SCX56802
SCBZT05C1SCH56803
SCBZT05C7SCX56804
SCBZT05C5SCH56805
SCBZT05C7SCH56806
SCBZT05C2SCX56807
SCBZT05C4SCX56808
SCBZT05C2SCH56809
SCBZT05C9SCH56810
SCBZT05C4SCX56811
SCBZT05C6SCX56812
SCBZT05C4SCH56813
SCBZT05C6SCH56814
SCBZT05C1SCX56815
SCBZT05C3SCX56816
SCBZT05C1SCH56817
SCBZT05C3SCH56818
SCBZT06C0SCX56819
SCBZT05C1SCH56820
SCBZT05C3SCH56821
SCBZT05C9SCX56822
SCBZT05C0SCX56823
SCBZT05C2SCX56824
SCBZT06C6SCX56825
SCBZT05C2SCH56826
SCBZT05C8SCX56827
SCBZT05CXSCX56828
SCBZT05C8SCH56829
SCBZT05C8SCX56830

SCBZT05C6SCH56831
SCBZT06C3SCX56832
SCBZT05C3SCX56833
SCBZT05C1SCH56834
SCBZT05C3SCH56835
SCBZT05C9SCX56836
SCBZT05C0SCX56837
SCBZT05C2SCX56838
SCBZT05C0SCH56839
SCBZT05C0SCX56840
SCBZT05C2SCX56841
SCBZT05C4SCX56842
SCBZT05C2SCH56843
SCBZT05C8SCX56844
SCBZT05C6SCH56845
SCBZT05C8SCH56846
SCBZT05CXSCH56847
SCBZT05C5SCX56848
SCBZT05C7SCX56849
SCBZT05C3SCX56850
SCBZT05C1SCH56851
SCBZT05C7SCX56852
SCBZT05C5SCH56853
SCBZT05C0SCX56854
SCBZT05C2SCX56855
SCBZT05C0SCH56856
SCBZT05C2SCH56857
SCBZT05C4SCH56858
SCBZT05C6SCH56859
SCBZT05C2SCH56860



In the beginning a production of 75 cars was planned. The numbered plates on the engine take that into account. Finally only 60 cars were built but the numbered plates were already made. This plate belongs to the SCBZT05C8SCX56827:





Bentley Turbo S, model year 1995, press photo (above).
Bentley Turbo S SCBZT05C8SCH56846 (below).











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