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Bentley Rapier
1996



Number manufactured

6

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZH16D7TCH00428 (1996).
Last chassis number: SCBZH16C1TCH00433 (1996).

Characteristics and peculiarities

- This model was built by order of Brunei on an exclusive basis. Specifications and technical details are not revealed.
- The Rapier was a 2-door 4-seat sports coupe, based on the Bentley Java, but with the 6750 cc twin-turbo engine of 542 bhp (cf the Bentley Camelot).
- The Rapier was designed by DRA, Design Research Association from Warwick, and built by Hawtal Whiting.
- The underframe was from the Continental R and was redesigned. Compared with the Continental R the front wheels were moved forward 180mm, the rear wheels 100mm and the engine 100mm.

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

SCBZH16D7TCH00428
SCBZH16C7TCH00429
SCBZH16C6TCH00430

SCBZH16C8TCH00431
SCBZH16CXTCH00432
SCBZH16C1TCH00433



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