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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

Black, piped in several colours

First owner

Santos Establishment, London, England




Factory features


Hooper coachbuilt

Two door version
Hooper coachbuilt smaller rear window
Colour keyed bumper bars and mirrors
Stainless steel inserts to rear tail lights
Stainless steel sills and wheel arch surrounds
'Flying B' to boot lock
Flying 'B' mascot to radiator shell
Bonnet with NASA air ducts
Hooper style mesh grille
Veneered door panels and door capping rails
Hooper centre console

Further remarks

Known as the Picasso as it has different colour piping on each seat.
Historics auctions documents, August 2015, noted: Purchased by Abdul Hakeem as a present for his father.

3. Copies of documentation

Documents of the donor car

No Hooper documents available

4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources

For sale at the Chelsea Workshop, 2002:


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