1995 Bentley Turbo S (17 of 60)
Introducing this timeless beauty for sale of the behalf of our client.
The 1995 Bentley Turbo S – a classic masterpiece that continues to captivate automotive enthusiasts with its unrivalled elegance and performance. A remarkable model that has gained a significant place in the history of Bentley. Step back in time and experience the luxury and refinement that this iconic vehicle has to offer. Let’s delve into its captivating story.
Based on the Turbo R -The Turbo S is a strictly ltd-edition model and introduced as a more powerful and sportier variant. with just 75 vehicles intended to be produced and each fitted with a number plaque on the engine indicating which number out of 75 that vehicle was. Effectively a stop-gap model before the introduction of the Bentley Arnage. Just 60 units were produced making it the rarest of the Bentley SZ Series making it highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. Distributed across selected European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets and only offered to existing customers.
Of the cars 60 vehicles produced, 29 were Right Hand Drive and 31 were Left Hand Drive.
All 75 vehicles were to be based on a standard short wheelbase body; however, car number 1 was accidentally built using a long wheelbase body. Apparently, the production line was told to take a standard car and manufacture it to the S specification but they were not told specifically which wheelbase it should have. The mistake was only noticed by the M.D. of Jack Barclay at the official unveiling.
This vehicle is number 17, and has been enjoyed by the current and previous owners for 52,604 miles. The vehicle was first registered in August of 1995 and has spent most of its existence in the United Kingdom. Looking through the extensive history supplied with the car. It was exported to Hong Kong and used there for a period of time before returning to the UK.
It’s not only a symbol of opulence but also a testament to the timeless design that Bentley is renowned for. Presented in Metallic Red Pearl, with colour coded bumpers, the paintwork glistens in the sunshine. Sitting on 17” Continental R vented alloy wheels, wrapped in Michelin Latitude tyres. Red Turbo S badging mounted to the front wings and luggage compartment lid highlights the model. Its sleek and graceful exterior lines make a bold statement wherever you go, drawing admiration from all who lay eyes on it.
Engine and Performance
Under the Bonnet, The Turbo S boasts a formidable 6.75-liter V8 engine, delivering a commanding 402 BHP. The engine termed a ‘Blackpool version’ used Bosch Motronic fuel injection and digital ignition derived from Formula 1 technology, and with a larger exhaust driven Garrett AirResearch turbocharger with water cooled intercooler. The Blackpool engine was also fitted to twelve Bentley Continental S models, and to three special build Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit S. A viscous differential had been fitted to permit full utilisation of the engine’s brute force with optimum traction and control. Top speeds of 155 mph and 0-60 in just under six seconds a very impressive figure for a vehicle os its size and weight. The Turbo S also boasted advanced suspension and braking systems, ensuring a smooth and composed ride despite its powerful performance. It was a true grand tourer, offering a perfect blend of comfort, refinement, and exhilarating driving dynamics. With its turbocharged power, this magnificent machine effortlessly glides down the road, providing a smooth and exhilarating driving experience that is synonymous with the Bentley name. At 28 years of age this vehicle still performs exceptionally.
As you enter the opulent cabin, you’ll be greeted by cream Connelly leather hide, and complementing cranberry carpets with thick lamb’s wool over mats. Meticulously crafted wood veneers, B motifs are added to waist rails unique to this model, an array of luxurious amenities that showcase the attention to detail synonymous with the brand. Every inch of the interior exudes an air of refined luxury, surrounding you in a world of comfort and sophistication. The onboard entertainment system has recently been upgraded with uprated speakers and a full touchscreen system to include apple play and satellite navigation, offering the highest of quality and ease of use.
Safety is a top priority in the vehicle. Equipped with advanced features for its time, such as anti-lock brakes, traction control, and dual airbags, this vehicle offers peace of mind, ensuring that you and your passengers are protected on every journey.
Owning one of these vehicles is more than just owning a car; it’s a symbol of prestige and exclusivity. This rare and coveted gem allows you to relish in the elegance of a bygone era while still enjoying modern amenities and a driving experience that remains unparalleled.
If you’re a collector or an automotive enthusiast who appreciates the timeless elegance and power of the Bentley brand, this Bentley Turbo S is the embodiment of your desires. Experience the allure of this automotive legend and let it transport you to a world of luxury and refinement.
This vehicle has recently undergone works in our workshop to include; Service and inspection, replacement front suspension dampers and road springs, compliant bushes, front discs and pads, engine rocker cover gaskets/seals and rear wheel arch repairs to include a small section of outer sill replacement.
Contact our dedicated team today to explore the possibilities of owning this extraordinary Vehicle. Let us guide you through the selection process and help you find the perfect combination of style, performance, and prestige. Prepare to embark on a journey that transcends time and indulges your passion for automotive excellence.
Colour: Metallic Red Pearl
Interior: Cream Hide with Cranberry Carpets
Chassis Number: SCBZT05C1SCH56817
Ltd No: 17 or 75 (60 models put into production)
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
Turbo S features:
- Continental R’s 17 inch vented alloy wheels 255/55W17 tyres (Turbo R 16”)
- Discrete motif to the walnut waist rail
- Numbered plate to the engine
- Red Turbo S badging to the wings and luggage compartment lid
- Rear fairing – Turbo R Mark IV bumper
- Liquid-cooled intercooler together with an engine management system based on Formula One technology and revised induction system
- A higher front bumper with integral air dam and shorter radiator shell
- Deeply bolstered sports seats
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
Viewing is by appointment only; we look forward to showing this vehicle to you in person.