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Bentley celebrates four decades of turbocharged cars

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Bentley celebrated four decades of luxury high-performance turbocharged cars with a ten-car parade at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Over the forty years since the debut of the turbocharged Bentley, the vast amounts of effortless power and effortless torque that characterized Bentley engines have become synonymous with turbocharging.

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Bentley showcased seven turbocharged models from its Heritage Collection, along with other notable models from its current collection.
High-performance luxury driving - Continental R

40 years - turbochargers - Bentley

With a top speed of more than 150 mph, the Continental R launched in Geneva in 1991 was a truly luxury performance car, and the first Bentley with its own unique chassis since the days of the R Type Continental of 1952. Its 6.75 liter V8 engine The turbocharged power reached 355 hp and allowed acceleration from zero to 62 mph in 6.6 seconds.
Reintroducing Crewe's V8 - Arnage Red Label

40 years - turbochargers - Bentley

When the Arnage was first launched in 1998, it was powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine from BMW. With urgent requests from Bentley owners around the world and the personal intervention of Volkswagen Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech, management was persuaded to think again, and soon after the company joined the Volkswagen Group, Bentley announced the Arnage 'Red Label' with A return to the much-coveted 6.75-litre V8 from Jack Phillips, which produced 400 horsepower (405 PS) and 835 Nm of torque, bringing the Arnage back to the character of a smooth, effortless 'torque wave'. The car was able to accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 6.3 seconds, with a top speed that can be controlled at 155 mph.
Timeless Elegance - Brooklands

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The timeless appeal of Bentley's 6.75-liter V8, and the constant demand for top-of-the-line industrial craftsmanship, inspired Bentley to offer a limited-edition coupe based on the Arnage platform. Additional modifications to the 6.75-liter V8 twin-turbocharged engine increased the output to 530 horsepower (535 PS) and torque output of 1,050 Nm. It reached a top speed of 183 mph (296 km/h) with acceleration from zero to 62 mph in 5.3 seconds.
Mulsanne's car

40 years - turbochargers - Bentley

By the time of the new Mulsanne in 2010, every component of the engine had been developed, and the 6 ¾-liter V8 only shared its interior dimensions and design with its predecessors. Variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation ensured that the engine was 99% cleaner and more fuel-efficient than the V8 engines of the 1950s Bentleys.

40 years - turbochargers - Bentley
2003: Beginning of the W12 . era

Introduced in 2003, the Continental GT was the first all-new Bentley since the base 3 Liter 1919 model, without carrying any components from previous generations. The new Bentley features a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged, 48-valve W12 engine, essentially two narrow V6 engines on a common camshaft. This design was very compact and soft, giving the new Bentley 552 hp (560 PS) and 650 Nm of torque.

40 years - turbochargers - Bentley
V8 engine more efficient than Bentley

In 2012, the first new Bentley V8 engine in over 50 years appeared on the Continental GT V8. Its 4.0-liter V8 engine featured cylinder deactivation technology, a 'hot-side-in' concept, energy recovery and engine management. With a new eight-speed automatic transmission, the new V8 boasts an improved fuel efficiency of 40% over the 6.0-liter W12, while delivering 500 horsepower and 660 Nm of torque.
Add More Emotions - Continental GT S

At this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, the new S range models made their international debut – the Continental GT S, Continental GTC S and Flying Spur S. All powered by the latest 4.0-litre V8 engine.