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Bentley Hunaudières
1999



Number manufactured

1

First and last chassis number

Chassis number: unknown.

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

Length, width, height

443, 199, 119 cm

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

4 seconds

Top speed

220 mph, 350 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Hunaudières is a concept car built by Bentley for the 1999 Geneva Salon International the l'Auto. It was never intended for production.
- The Hunaudières' name pays homage to the famous straight of Circuit the la Sarthe where Sir Tim Birkin in a "Blower Bentley" overtook Rudolf Carraciola in a Mercedes-Benz SSK at 125 miles per hour (201 km/h) with one wheel on the grass down the Hunaudières straight.
- The Hunaudières was a material expression of VW's assurance of £500 million in new model investment.

General characteristics
- The Hunaudières has a Volkswagen 7998 cc W16 engine, performing 623 bhp at 6000 rpm and 760 Nm at 4000 rpm, naturally aspirated, in conjunction with a five-speed manual transmission.
- Composite carbon fibre and Kevlar body shell.
- 20 Inch alloy wheels, 265/30 front, 335/30 rear tyres.











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