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Bentley Arnage Red Label
2000 - 2002



Number manufactured

2,273

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBLC32E9YCX04001 (2000).
Last chassis number: SCBLC31E32CH08394 (2002).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Arnage.

Kerb weight

2520 kg

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

6.3 seconds

Top speed

155 mph, 249 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Arnage was launched in 1998 with a 4398 cc V8 BMW engine. The model was provided with a green label but wasn't called Arnage Green label. In het middle of 1998 Bentley became the property of Volkswagen and the comeback of the 6750 cc V8 was planned. From model year 2000 on the Arnage was powered with this 6750 cc V8 engine again. This model with the 6750 cc V8 was called Arnage Red label. The BMW-engine stayed available besides the 6750 cc V8 and the model year 2000 version with the 4398 cc V8 BMW engine was called the Arnage Green label.
- The Bentley Arnage Red label is the successor of the Bentley Arnage.

General characteristics
- The 6750 cc V8 of the Red label has 400 bhp at 4000 rpm and 835 Nm of torque at 2500 rpm. The Red label has the GM 4L80-E four-speed automatic gear box.
- A pop up Alpine navigation system standard.
- Park distance control to the front and rear.
- Stiffened front suspension, further strengthened body shell and bigger brakes.
- Redesigned seats.
- The rear bench relocated downwards and rearwards to provide 50 mm more legroom.
- Red badges.
- The lens covers for the headlights went from being glass to plastic.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Arnage Red label has:
- the letter L on the fourth position
- the letter C on the fifth position.
- a number between 4001 and 8394.
The following model has the same identification:
- Bentley Arnage Le Mans.

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- The chassis numbers of the Silver Seraph and Bentley Arnage models (1998 up to and including 2010) are assigned per model year. All models have got mixed numbers. Only the Long wheelbase models (2000 up to and including 2009) have got series of numbers of their own.
- The numbers run from 1001 up to and including 6786 and from 8000 to about 14700. The numbers of the Long wheelbase models run from 7501 up to and including 7651 and from 19000 up to and including 19679.
- Number SCBLD32E1YCX07505 is an Arnage Red label Park Ward and is presented as a separate model on this website. In other sources that car is counted as an Arnage Red label.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

2000

704

63%

405

37%

1.109

2001

638

67%

315

33%

953

2002

179

85%

32

15%

211

Total

1.521

67%

752

33%

2,273

Some chassis numbers

In the list below only the first 10 chassis numbers (model year 2000) and the last 10 (model year 2002) occur.

Model year 2000
SCBLC32E9YCX04001
SCBLC32FXYCX04002
SCBLC32FXYCH04004
SCBLC32F1YCH04005
SCBLC32F9YCX04010
SCBLC32F0YCX04011
SCBLC32E3YCX04012
SCBLC32F5YCX04019
SCBLC32E4YCX04021
SCBLC32E6YCX04022

Model year 2002
SCBLC31E72CH08379
SCBLC31E72CX08380
SCBLC31E52CH08381
SCBLC31E02CX08382
SCBLC31E22CX08383
SCBLC31E62CH08390
SCBLC31E12CX08391
SCBLC31EX2CH08392
SCBLC31E12CH08393
SCBLC31E32CH08394



Bentley Arnage Red Label, model year 2000, press photos.

















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