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Bentley Continental R Final Series
2003



Number manufactured

My own counting: 11
Some other sources: 11.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZB25E13CX01864 (2003).
Last chassis number: SCBZB26E63CH01876 (2003).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the model year 2003 Bentley Continental R Mulliner.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Continental R Final Series is a limited edition of the model year 2003 Bentley Continental R Mulliner. 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.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Continental R Final Series has:
- the letter B on the fifth position
- a number between 01864 and 01876 (model year 2003).

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).
- The Continental R Final Series has a series of numbers that was not shared with other models. An exception is number 01874 that was called Continental R by the factory.

Series of numbers and unused numbers
- Number 01873 was not used.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

2003

6

55%

5

45%

11

Total

6

55%

5

45%

11

All chassis numbers

SCBZB25E13CX01864
SCBZB26E53CX01865
SCBZB25E53CX01866
SCBZB26E53CH01867
SCBZB26E73CH01868
SCBZB26E23CX01869

SCBZB26E53CH01870
SCBZB26E73CH01871
SCBZB26E23CX01872
SCBZB26E83CX01875
SCBZB26E63CH01876



Details of the Bentley Continental R Final Series 3CH01871
(pictures below):













2003 Bentley Continental R Final Series SCBZB26E73CH01871.

























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