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Bentley Continental R Symbolic DLE
1998



Number manufactured

My own counting: 1
Some other sources: 1 and 7.

First and last chassis number

Only chassis number: SCBZB25C1WCX63137 (1998).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the model year 1998 Bentley Continental R, with the exception of the breedte.
The same prestaties as the model year 1998 Bentley Continental T.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Continental R Symbolic DLE is a DLE (Dealer Limited Edition) of the model year 1998 Bentley Continental R. Only one car was manufactured.
- Besides the Bentley Continental R Symbolic DLE a Bentley Azure Symbolic DLE was manufactured as well.

General characteristics
- 40 watt uprated audio system.
- 420 BHP engine.
- Bentley winged logo on door waistrails.
- Certificate with customers signature.
- Chrome 18" x 9.5" wheels.
- Colour coordinated interior cheater panels.
- Colour coordinated speaker and defrost vents.
- Colour keyed plenum cover.
- Combined I.C.E. and telephone aerial (Tri-band aerial).
- Continental T style dash and Centre console mounted boost gauge.
- Contrasting colour waistrails piping trim.
- Door step plaque.
- Drilled brake and accelerator pedals.
- Engine turned facia.
- Flared wheel arches and new bumpers.
- Full width stainless steel tread plate.
- Humidor box in luggage compartment.
- Mesh grilles to front bumper .
- Mulliner badge to luggage compartment lid .
- Navigation system (Alpine).
- No side repeater flashers.
- Overlit front seat switches.
- Painted exterior cheater panels.
- Pirelli 255 x 50 or 285 x 45 tyres.
- Red badges and wheel centres.
- Red engine cover and plenum chambers.
- Single oval exhaust pipe.
- Stainless steel headlamp surrounds.
- 'Symbolic' plaque set into engine cover.
- Trimmed waistrails with engine turned inserts.
- Twin stitching in contrasting colours.
- Two umbrellas.
- Veneered door panels.
- Veneered seat switch surrounds.
- Wing vents.
- Wrap over waistrails in burr walnut.

Production and chassis numbers

The 2-door Continental R models from model year 1998 have a chassis number between 63001 and 63149. The chassis number of the Bentley Continental R Symbolic DLE maakt deel uit of the chassis numbers of the Continental R from model year 1998.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1998

1

100%

0

0%

1

Total

1

100%

0

0%

1

All chassis numbers

SCBZB25C1WCX63137



The 1998 Bentley Continental R Symbolic DLE SCBZB25C1WCX63137 (pictures above and below).









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