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    1988 bentley turbo r

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    There was also a special version for the German market, the "Turbo R Sport", which featured the Continental T's sporty alloys and carbon-fibre rather than walnut panels inside. Effectively a stop-gap model before the introduction of the Bentley Arnage , just 60 units were produced, distributed across selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets and customers only. Retrieved from " https: One popular feature in Mulliners is a prominent speedometer for the rear passengers.

    1988 bentley turbo r

    1988 bentley turbo r

    1988 bentley turbo r

    1988 bentley turbo r

    1988 bentley turbo r

    Bentley Turbo R - Overview - CarGurus

    The "R" stood for "roadholding", to set it apart from its predecessor. From the model year 20, series chassis numbers , however, the Turbo R's V8 engine was retuned with fuel injection for added torque.

    Motor Trend called the Turbo R "the first Bentley in decades deserving of the famous name" in their review of the car on its introduction to the United States in The suspension changes, though seemingly subtle, transformed the soft and less than well-controlled ride of the Mulsanne Turbo into that of a real performer. A Panhard rod to anchor the rear sub-frame was also introduced, reducing side-to-side movement in corners.

    1988 bentley turbo r

    The Turbo R was sold alongside the Mulsanne Turbo for a brief moment, but the Mulsanne was taken out of production in In October , for the model year, the Turbo R received anti-lock brakes and new Bosch MK-Motronic fuel injection to replace the Solex carburetors. Other modifications carried out at the same time included new, slimmer sports seats and a higher rear axle ratio.

    A "New" Turbo R model was introduced in for the modelyear. Changes included Zytek fuel injection and appearance modifications. There was also a special version for the German market, the "Turbo R Sport", which featured the Continental T's sporty alloys and carbon-fibre rather than walnut panels inside. In , the Bentley Turbo S was announced as a strictly limited model, with envisaged production as less than units.

    1988 bentley turbo r

    Effectively a stop-gap model before the introduction of the Bentley Arnage , just 60 units were produced, distributed across selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets and customers only. In production of the short wheelbase Turbo R ended, leaving only the model hitherto sold as the Turbo RL - now known simply as the Turbo R.

    It is visually differentiated from other Bentley Turbo R models by its sport wheels, radiator mesh grille and colour-coded bumpers with bright mesh inserts. The Turbo RT was produced during and only, with units produced.

    It was essentially a "runout special", an effort to sell off the last Mulsanne style bodies before the introduction of the Arnage. A few even rarer editions of the RT were made:. These are probably the rarest version of the RT- although not officially recognised as such, therefore the RT Mulliner commands a much higher premium.

    1988 bentley turbo r

    They can be identified by the five-spoke alloy wheels borrowed from the 'Mulliner' version and the "Olympian" boot badge. It is estimated that only four examples of this version were ever built. The Mulliner version, available only by special order for the model year, was even more exclusive and expensive. Each car was built to individual specifications, with many sporting side and bonnet vents and also the smaller Mulliner rear windscreen.

    One popular feature in Mulliners is a prominent speedometer for the rear passengers. Just 56 Mulliner editions were built, of which 17 are right-hand drive. Seven of the Mulliner editions built are to standard wheelbase specifications, and 49 are on the lengthened wheelbase. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset: Motor Trend February Photos, Reports and Books. Retrieved from " https: Bentley vehicles Sedans Cars introduced in Views Read Edit View history.

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