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Bentley Turbo S
(1994- 1995)

Bentley Turbo S
Bentley Turbo S, 1994. The special pattern of the light alloy wheels was used for late versions of the Bentley Turbo R too. (Photo courtesy Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.)

The Bentley Turbo S was announced to be a strictly limited model with the factory envisaging that less than 100 would be supplied to selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets only. With a new engine management developed from Formula 1 technology and revised induction system and liquid cooled turbocharger intercooler the car was a true sports car - no "Silent Sports Car" though with the engine being audible as well as some noise from the tyres to be detected. A viscous differential had been fitted to permit full utilisation of the engine's brute force with optimum traction and control. The centre-console mounted gearshift offered to select by the press of a button either standard or sport gearchange pattern. New tyres 255/55WR17 had become available by then which permitted a top speed of 155 mph - no mean feat with a car of considerable weight.

Technical Data:
8 cylinder 90 degree V-configuration; aluminium-silicon alloy cylinder block with cast iron wet cylinder liners; bore x stroke 104.14 x 99.06 mm (4.1 x 3.9 in), capacity 6,750 cc; aluminium alloy cylinder heads, Bosch Motronic fuel injection and digital ignition, exhaust driven Garrett AirResearch turbocharger with intercooler; 4-speed automatic gearbox; independent suspension front and rear with automatic ride control; ventilated disc brakes front, plain discs rear, anti-locking device; wheelbase 3,061 mm (120.5 in); tyre size 255/55WR17; max. speed 250 km/h

No. made:
60 Bentley Turbo S (1994-1995)

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