1996 Bentley 6,750cc Turbo RL Four Door Saloon  Chassis no. SCBZP1SC4TCH58234

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Lot 652
1996 Bentley 6,750cc Turbo RL Four Door Saloon
Registration no. N974 AJX Chassis no. SCBZP1SC4TCH58234

Sold for £ 31,625 (US$ 39,436) inc. premium
1996 Bentley 6,750cc Turbo RL Four Door Saloon
Registration no. N974 AJX
Chassis no. SCBZP1SC4TCH58234

Footnotes

  • When Bentley launched the Turbo ‘R’ model in 1985 the company refreshed its identity as a manufacturer of quality high performance sports cars. A powerhouse of an engine, displacing 6,750cc, propelled that model to a governed 135mph with blistering acceleration. Coupled with the Turbo ‘R’s prodigious performance was a level of comfort found in few other cars and Bentley tapped into a marketplace eager for new standards in luxury and performance. The long wheelbase four-door saloon of 1996 was superbly appointed to the finest Crewe standards with full hide upholstery, burr walnut veneer with straight-grained walnut cross banding and Wilton carpets. The ‘RL’ featured independently adjustable rear seats and the extra four inches or so in the wheelbase provided even greater passenger comforts than the standard ‘R’ model. Passenger comfort was further enhanced by automatic ride control optimising both ride comfort and handling, while the four-speed automatic gearbox was silky smooth in operation. The Turbo R was deceptively quick, powering from 0-60mph in less than 6 seconds. In short the ‘RL’ provided unrivalled comfort with sports car performance at a price beyond the reach of most and yet within the reach of many.

    This car was acquired by the present owner in 2004, at that stage with only 5,000 recorded miles from new. Over the last two years or so it has been used on the Continent covering approximately 14,000 miles while being meticulously maintained and will be driven from the owner’s home in Switzerland to the sale. The mileage at the time of sale will be approximately 20,000 miles. It is booked in with an English Bentley specialist for a routine service prior to the sale at which time it will undergo its MoT test. The car is to right-hand drive specification and is finished in black metallic livery and furnished with light beige leather interior. Condition overall reflects careful ownership over a particularly low mileage. The car is offered with a Swansea registration document and current MoT certificate together with tools and owner’s manuals etc.
1996 Bentley 6,750cc Turbo RL Four Door Saloon  Chassis no. SCBZP1SC4TCH58234
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