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Bentley Brooklands R
1998



Number manufactured

My own counting: 79
Some other sources: 221.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZE20C4WCH66003 (1998).
Last chassis number: SCBZE21C9WCX66400 (1998).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the Bentley Brooklands.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Brooklands R is the successor of the Bentley Brooklands.
- The Brooklands R is the ultimate Brooklands with the Turbo R's suspension (R=Roadholding package). The Brooklands R should appeal customers who might otherwise have chosen an S-class Mercedes or similar.
- The standard design of the Brooklands R is the Short wheelbase. This deviates from the other models of which the Long wheelbase is the standard model.

General characteristics
- Light Pressure Turbo motor, 300 bhp bij 4000 rpm, 600 Nm at 2000 rpm.
- 17 inch wheels and low profile tyres.
- Continental T's performance braking system.
- Mesh grille.
- New style bumpers with black lower lip and black inserts to match the mesh grille.
- Headlamps surrounds in body colour.
- New ergonomically designed thicker steering wheel rim.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Brooklands R has:
- the letter E on the fifth position
- a number between 66003 and 66400.

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- In 1998 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Silver Dawn, Bentley Turbo RT, Bentley Turbo RT SWB, Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner, Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner SWB, Bentley Brooklands R, Bentley Brooklands R LWB. Besides that the Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner has a number series of its own.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- The numbers 66434 - 66471 and 66473 - 66496 within model year 1998 have not been used.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1998

57

72%

22

28%

79

Total

57

72%

22

28%

79

All chassis numbers

SCBZE20C4WCH66003
SCBZE20C6WCH66004
SCBZE19C8WCX66015
SCBZE19CXWCX66016
SCBZE19C1WCX66017
SCBZE19C3WCX66018
SCBZE19C5WCX66019
SCBZE20C4WCH66020
SCBZE19C3WCX66021
SCBZE20C1WCX66022
SCBZE20C3WCX66023
SCBZE19C6WCX66028
SCBZE19C8WCX66029
SCBZE19C4WCX66030
SCBZE19C6WCX66031
SCBZE19C8WCX66032
SCBZE19CXWCX66033
SCBZE19C1WCX66034
SCBZE19C3WCX66035
SCBZE19C7WCX66037
SCBZE19C9WCX66038
SCBZE19C0WCX66039
SCBZE20C3WCH66042
SCBZE20C5WCH66043
SCBZE20C7WCH66044
SCBZE20C2WCX66045
SCBZE20C0WCH66046
SCBZE20C2WCH66047
SCBZE20C4WCH66048
SCBZE20C6WCH66049
SCBZE20C2WCH66050
SCBZE20C4WCH66051
SCBZE20C6WCH66052
SCBZE20C8WCH66053
SCBZE20CXWCH66054
SCBZE19C2WCX66060
SCBZE19C4WCX66061
SCBZE19C6WCX66062
SCBZE19C8WCX66063
SCBZE19C5WCX66070

SCBZE19C7WCX66071
SCBZE20C3WCH66073
SCBZE19C6WCX66076
SCBZE19C8WCX66077
SCBZE19C5WCX66084
SCBZE19C7WCX66085
SCBZE19CXWCX66100
SCBZE19C5WCX66103
SCBZE19C7WCX66104
SCBZE19C6WCX66126
SCBZE19C8WCX66127
SCBZE19CXWCX66128
SCBZE19C1WCX66129
SCBZE19C8WCX66130
SCBZE19CXWCX66131
SCBZE19C1WCX66132
SCBZE19C3WCX66133
SCBZE19C9WCX66136
SCBZE20C9WCH66143
SCBZE20C2WCH66145
SCBZE20C6WCH66147
SCBZE21C9WCX66154
SCBZE20C5WCX66170
SCBZE20C3WCX66183
SCBZE20C7WCX66199
SCBZE20CXWCX66200
SCBZE20C3WCH66218
SCBZE20C3WCH66221
SCBZE21C4WCX66238
SCBZE20C6WCX66260
SCBZE20C0WCH66287
SCBZE21C5WCX66295
SCBZE21C1WCX66343
SCBZE21C3WCX66344
SCBZE21C1WCX66357
SCBZE21C3WCX66358
SCBZE21C3WCX66375
SCBZE19CXWCX66386
SCBZE21C9WCX66400







Bentley Brooklands R, model year 1998, press photo (above).
1998 Bentley Brooklands R (with vaned radiator grille) (below).













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