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Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner
1998 - 1999



Number manufactured

My own counting: 55
Some other sources: 49 and 56.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZP27C9WCX66432 (1998).
Last chassis number: SCBZP25EXXCX66543 (1999).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Turbo RT.

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

6.0 seconds

Top speed

168 mph, 270 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner is a Bentley Turbo RT that was modified by Mulliner. The Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner is standard a Long wheelbase edition that could be ordered as a short wheelbase edition as well.
- A production of 50 cars was planned, but the factory didn't stick to that number.
- The Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner editions were sold to selected customers via renderings by Darren Day, a member of Graham Hull's select styling team at Pyms Lane.

General characteristics
- 18 mm flare to front wheel arches, extending over the styling line.
- 26 mm flare to rear wheel arches.
- 420 BHP engine.
- Bentley Eight mesh grille.
- Body coloured headlamp finishers.
- Body coloured mirrors/cheater panels.
- Bonnet vents.
- Cargo netting to front seat backs.
- Chrome gear knob.
- Chromed Bentley 'Eight' radiator mesh.
- Colour keyed windscreen wiper arms.
- Combined I.C.E. and telephone aerial (Tri-band aerial).
- Console mounted rear speedometer.
- Continental T reinforced trailing arms.
- Continental T single oval exhaust pipe.
- Door pads to match seat flutes.
- Drilled brake and accelerator pedals.
- Embroidered Bentley 'wings' logo adorn headrests.
- Engine turned kick plates.
- Facia and console black laquered with chrome bezels.
- Front wing vents.
- Hide trimmed waist rails.
- Increased rear track.
- Niche style front and rear seats with perforated hide.
- Push-button starter.
- Reduced Centre console and instrument panel.
- Restyled chargecooler duct.
- Restyled front bumper with integral foglamps.
- Restyled instruments layout (Sport) with binnacle surround.
- Restyled rear bumper.
- Restyled undersheets.
- Sports steering wheel.
- Unique I.C.E. and telephone aerial (Tri-band aerial) .
- Option: A second speedometer fitted in the rear compartment.
- Option: A wood or aluminium engine-turned facia and console.
- Option: Chrome sports wheels and door mirrors.
- Option: Matrix radiator grille (1998 Model Year).
- Option: Bonnet and wing vents.
- Option: A race number spot on the front doors.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner has:
- the letter B on the third position
- the letter P on the fifth position
- a number between 66432 and 66750 (model year 1998)
- number 66543 (model year 1999).

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- The chassis numbers in the years 1990 up to and including 2003 are assigned in separate series per model type (often per model year as well) or in separate series per model. A model type stands for e.g. the standard saloon models (Silver Spirit, Brooklands), the long wheelbase models (Silver Spur, Bentley LWB), the 2-door coupé models (Continental R, Continental T, et cetera).
- 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. The Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner 66543 is the only Turbo RT Mulliner from model year 1999. The higher numbers are from model year 1998.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- The numbers 66434 - 66471 and 66473 - 66496 within model year 1998 have not been used.
- The numbers 66499 and 66500 between the model years 1998 and 1999 have not been used.
- Number 66717 is a Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner SWB but is part of the series of numbers of the Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1998

38

70%

16

30%

54

1999

1

100%

0

0%

1

Total

39

71%

16

29%

55

All chassis numbers

Model year 1998
SCBZP27C9WCX66432
SCBZP27C0WCX66433
SCBZP26C3WCX66556
SCBZP26C7WCH66563
SCBZP26E6WCX66584
SCBZP25C6WCX66701
SCBZP26CXWCX66702
SCBZP26C1WCX66703
SCBZP25C1WCX66704
SCBZP25C3WCX66705
SCBZP26C3WCH66706
SCBZP26C5WCH66707
SCBZP26C0WCX66708
SCBZP25C0WCX66709
SCBZP27C0WCX66710
SCBZP26C0WCX66711
SCBZP26C9WCH66712
SCBZP26C0WCH66713
SCBZP25C4WCX66714
SCBZP25C6WCX66715
SCBZP26C6WCH66716
SCBZP26C3WCX66718
SCBZP26C5WCX66719
SCBZP25CXWCX66720
SCBZP25C1WCX66721
SCBZP26C1WCH66722
SCBZP26C3WCH66723
SCBZP26C5WCH66724

SCBZP25C9WCX66725
SCBZP25C0WCX66726
SCBZP25C2WCX66727
SCBZP27C8WCX66728
SCBZP27CXWCX66729
SCBZP27C6WCX66730
SCBZP26C2WCH66731
SCBZP25C6WCX66732
SCBZP26CXWCX66733
SCBZP26C8WCH66734
SCBZP26CXWCH66735
SCBZP27C7WCX66736
SCBZP25C5WCX66737
SCBZP25C7WCX66738
SCBZP25C9WCX66739
SCBZP26C7WCX66740
SCBZP25C7WCX66741
SCBZP26C7WCH66742
SCBZP25C0WCX66743
SCBZP26C4WCX66744
SCBZP26C2WCH66745
SCBZP26C4WCH66746
SCBZP26CXWCX66747
SCBZP27C3WCX66748
SCBZP25C1WCX66749
SCBZP26C6WCH66750

Model year 1999
SCBZP25EXXCX66543



A model year 1998 Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner, chassis number unknown (pictures below):















Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner, model year 1998, press photos and press drawings



















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