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Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner SWB
1998



Number manufactured

My own counting: 1
Some other sources: 7.

First and last chassis number

Only chassis number: SCBZR26C5WCH66717 (1998).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Turbo RT SWB.

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 SWB (Short Wheelbase) is a Bentley Turbo RT SWB 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. The SWB is only once specified.
- The Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner editions are 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 SWB has:
- the letter B on the third position
- the letter R on the fifth position
- Only one car was built.

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. The number of the Bentley Turbo RT SWB is part of this series of numbers.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1998

0

0%

1

100%

1

Total

0

0%

1

100%

1



Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner SWB, press photos and press drawings.
These pictures show the Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner (LWB), but they are applicable to the Turbo RT Mulliner SWB as well.















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