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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

Masons black until 2007
Moroccan blue from 2007 onwards

Model year



Colour interior

Tan leather piped black

First owner

Mr. Raffy Manoukian, London, for use in the U.S.A.




Factory features


Hooper coachbuilt

Basic two door version
Hooper coachbuilt smaller rear window
Sliding glass sunroof with leather inner sliding panel
Stainless steel inserts to rear tail lights
Stainless steel sills and wheel arch surrounds
Single oval exhaust outlet in stainless steel
Single fine line in gold, Hooper style; later changed
Chromed alloy wheels, details in satin black to the airways, with enamelled Bentley B badges in red
Hooper front spoiler
Hooper style badge bar
New style 'Flying B' to boot lock
Bonnet with NASA air ducts
Map pocket veneered to both front doors
Hooper centre console with Alpine hi-fi system, including CD player
Hooper style tread plates
Veneered back panels with storage pocket and lid trimmed in leather, illuminated by light on top of aperture both sides

Further remarks


Masons black from 1990 to 2007

Moroccan blue from 2007 onwards

3. Copies of documentation

Hooper documents

4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources

Photos 2007, before and during restoration:

Photos, the Netherlands, 2012:


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