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Bentley Grand Prix
1994



Number manufactured

6

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZH04C4RCH00361 (1994).
Last chassis number: SCBZH04C4RCH00366 (1994).

Characteristics and peculiarities

- This model was built by order of Brunei on an exclusive basis. Specifications and technical details are not revealed.
- The Grand Prix was a two-door two-seater sports car with 4-wheel drive. It had a unique aluminium chassis with a very highly tuned Crewe V8 engine with a 190 mph top, moved as far rearward as possible.
- The model was designed by Peter Hill, one of the most experienced development engineers. The cars were built by IPF, Industrie Pininfarina from Italy, in conjunction with FFD Ricardo from Coventry.
- A number of components in the body (such as the bonnet) were made in carbon fibre.
- The car was tested and approved in March 1997.

Production and chassis numbers

This model has the letter "H" on the fifth position in the chassis number. This letter indicates a non standard model for selected customers, especially Brunei. The serial numbers at the end of the chassis numbers don't belong to the regular numbers in that model year.

All chassis numbers

SCBZH04C4RCH00361
SCBZH04C7RCH00362
SCBZH04C9RCH00363

SCBZH04C0RCH00364
SCBZH04C2RCH00365
SCBZH04C4RCH00366



Bentley Grand prix.











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The following pages have been copied from the book "Inside the Rolls-Royce & Bentley Styling Department" by Graham Hull.
The text shows the sequence of styling development for the exterior of this motor car.




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