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Bentley Turbo R
Hooper 2-door saloon conversion


Contents of this page
1. General information about this car
2. Photos to introduce the car; if available
3. Copies of documentation, such as specifications and details of the Hooper coachbuilding; if available
4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources; if available




Colour exterior


Model year



Colour interior

Magnolia leather piped black; pure wool carpets in black with Magnolia binding, lambswool overrugs in black; Burr walnut veneers

First owner

Kotaruh Itoh of Sekimoto Mining Co. Ltd, Tokyo, Japan




Factory features


Hooper coachbuilt

Basic two door version
Hooper coachbuilt smaller rear window
Hooper front spoiler with built in fog lights; later replaced
Colour keyed bumper bars, mirrors and whiper blades
Chromed alloy wheels with enamelled Bentley B to match exterior colour
Roof mounted peak aerial
Stainless steel inserts to rear tail lights
Stainless steel sills and wheel arch surrounds
Chromed alloy wheels with enamelled Bentley B to match exterior colour
Hooper badge to right hand side rear of boot lid
New style 'Flying B' to boot lock
Flying 'B' mascot to radiator shell
New style Hooper coachline in red
Hooper steel sunroof
Bonnet with NASA air ducts
Hooper badge bar to front bumper
Hooper style mesh grille
Map pocket veneered to both front doors
Veneered rear quarter panels and door capping rails
Hooper centre console with Alpine hi-fi system, including CD player
Net retainers to lower parts of the back of the front seats

Further remarks

Built with Saudi Arabic specifications, but delivered to Japan
After several years exported to Australia
In 2015 moved to the United Kingdom
In 2016 spotted in The Netherlands, said to be sold to Sweden

3. Copies of documentation

Documents of the donor car

Hooper documents

4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources

Photos from Bentleyspotting, 2011:

Advertisement, July 2015:

Spotted in the Netherlands 2016:


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