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Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach
1997



Number manufactured

My own counting: 2
Some other sources: 2.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZP22C3VCX60129 (1997).
Last chassis number: SCBZP22CXVCX60130 (1997).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the model year 1997 Bentley Turbo R.
The same performance as the model year 1998 Bentley Turbo RT.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach is a DLE (Dealer Limited Edition) of the model year 1997 Bentley Turbo R. Two cars were manufactured.
- Besides the Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach also a Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Newport Beach was put on the market.
- The Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach was custom manufactured by Bentley Motors for the world renowned Newport Beach show on May 4, 1997.

General characteristics
- 18" wheels with Pirelli 255 x 50 tyres and green Centre badge and detailing.
- 400 bhp engine (the standard Turbo R had 385 bhp).
- Bentley wing embroidered onto the front faces of all four headrests.
- Colour keyed exterior mirror bodies and cheater panels.
- Colour keyed headlamp surrounds.
- Colour keyed radiator vanes.
- Colour keyed wing vents with chrome mesh grilles.
- Commemorative embroidered overmats.
- Commemorative engraved plaque set into the I.C.E. door.
- Commemorative plaques to both front door treadplates.
- Green enamelling to all exterior badges.
- Partly veneered steering wheel, colour keyed with a colour keyed steering column cowl and airbag module.
- Photographic build record.
- Single oval exhaust pipe.
- Six gauge facia with turbo boost gauge.
- Special commemorative badge to left-hand side of luggage compartment lid.
- Special 'Indonesian' style seats, twin colour with ruched flute panels.
- Special 'Turbo R 400' badges to the front quarters and right-hand side of the luggage compartment lid.
- Veneered door pads to all four doors.

Production and chassis numbers

The 4-door saloons from model year 1997 have a chassis number between 59001 and 60322. The chassis numbers of the Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach are part of the chassis numbers of the Bentley Turbo R from model year 1997.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1997

2

100%

0

0%

2

Total

2

100%

0

0%

2

All chassis numbers

SCBZP22C3VCX60129
SCBZP22CXVCX60130



Details of the Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach VCX60129
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1997 Bentley Turbo R Newport Beach SCBZP22C3VCX60129
(pictures above and below).


























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