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Bentley Brooklands R LWB
1998



Number manufactured

My own counting: 12
Some other sources: 18.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZF20C9WCH66284 (1998).
Last chassis number: SCBZF19E7XCX66586 (1999).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the Bentley Brooklands LWB.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Brooklands R LWB is the successor of the Bentley Brooklands LWB.
- The Brooklands R LWB is the ultimate Brooklands LWB with the Turbo R's suspension (R=Roadholding package). The Brooklands R models 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 F on the fifth position
- a number between 66284 and 66420 (model year 1998)
- number 66586 (model year 1999).

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.
- In 1999 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Bentley Turbo RT, Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner, Bentley Brooklands R LWB.

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

7

64%

4

36%

11

1999

1

100%

0

0%

1

Total

8

67%

4

33%

12

All chassis numbers

Model year 1998
SCBZF20C9WCH66284
SCBZF20C0WCH66285
SCBZF20C0WCH66366
SCBZF20C6WCX66367
SCBZF20C9WCX66377
SCBZF19C5WCX66387
SCBZF20C1WCX66390

SCBZF19CXWCX66398
SCBZF19C3WCX66405
SCBZF20C0WCX66414
SCBZF20C2WCH66420

Model year 1999
SCBZF19E7XCX66586



Bentley Brooklands R Long wheelbase, SCBZF19CXWCX66398, 1998.
This is a "standard" Brooklands R LWB that was commissioned to a Mulliner edition.





























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