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Bentley Azure

Bentley Azure Final Series Luxury
Bentley Azure Final Series Performance

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Bentley Azure Final Series Performance
2003



Number manufactured

My own counting: 62
Other sources: no numbers published.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZK25E33CX01171 (2003).
Last chassis number: SCBZK26E73CH01238 (2003).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the Bentley Azure Mulliner from model year 2003.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Azure Final Series is a limited edition of the Bentley Azure Mulliner from model year 2003. This series was commissioned as a tribute to the cars that had marked Bentley's release from Rolls-Royce's benefaction.

General characteristics
- Fice-spoke road wheels.
- Bentley-branded brake calipers.
- Wide wheel arches.
- 18 inch 9.5 J wheels and tyres.
- Turbo boost gauge on the facia.
- Chromed bezels.
- Large red starter button.
- Diamond quilted sports seats and door inserts.
- A choice of dark stained walnut or black lacquer furnishings.
- Winged Bentley motifs on the waist rails.
- The cockpit is specified in dual colours: dark for the upper sections of the toproll and inner sections of the centre console; lower sections of hte toproll and outer console match the seats; and a light roof lining provides an airy ambience with the hood up.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Azure Final Series Performance has:
- the letter B on the third position
- the letter K on the fifth position
- a number between 01171 and 01238 (model year 2003)
The next models have a partly overlapping identification:
- Bentley Azure Mulliner (between 01171 and 01200).
- Bentley Azure Final Series Luxury (between 01190 and 01195).

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 2003 the numbers of the following models are mixed within the same series of numbers: Bentley Azure Mulliner, Bentley Azure Final Series Luxury and Bentley Azure Final Series Performance.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- The numbers 01175 and 01176 have not been used.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

2003

47

76%

15

24%

62

Total

47

76%

15

24%

62

All chassis numbers

SCBZK25E33CX01171
SCBZK25E53CX01172
SCBZK26E93CX01173
SCBZK26E03CX01174
SCBZK26E63CX01177
SCBZK26E43CH01178
SCBZK25E83CX01179
SCBZK26E63CX01180
SCBZK26E83CX01181
SCBZK26E63CH01182
SCBZK25EX3CX01183
SCBZK26EX3CH01184
SCBZK26E13CH01185
SCBZK26E33CH01186
SCBZK26E93CX01187
SCBZK25E93CX01188
SCBZK26E23CX01189
SCBZK25E93CX01191
SCBZK25E03CX01192
SCBZK26E03CH01193
SCBZK25E83CX01196
SCBZK26E13CX01197
SCBZK25E13CX01198
SCBZK26E53CX01199
SCBZK26EX3CX01201
SCBZK26E83CH01202
SCBZK26EX3CH01203
SCBZK25E33CX01204
SCBZK25E53CX01205
SCBZK25E73CX01206
SCBZK25E93CX01207

SCBZK26E23CX01208
SCBZK25E23CX01209
SCBZK26E73CH01210
SCBZK25E03CX01211
SCBZK26E43CX01212
SCBZK25E43CX01213
SCBZK25E63CX01214
SCBZK25E83CX01215
SCBZK25EX3CX01216
SCBZK25E13CX01217
SCBZK26E13CH01218
SCBZK26E73CX01219
SCBZK25E13CX01220
SCBZK25E33CX01221
SCBZK25E53CX01222
SCBZK25E73CX01223
SCBZK25E93CX01224
SCBZK25E03CX01225
SCBZK26E43CX01226
SCBZK26E23CH01227
SCBZK26E43CH01228
SCBZK26EX3CX01229
SCBZK25E43CX01230
SCBZK25E63CX01231
SCBZK25E83CX01232
SCBZK25EX3CX01233
SCBZK25E13CX01234
SCBZK25E33CX01235
SCBZK26E33CH01236
SCBZK26E53CH01237
SCBZK26E73CH01238



Bentley Azure Final Series, model year 2003, press photos. It is not sure that these pictures show the Performance version, but probably they do.









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