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Bentley Arnage Le Mans
2001 - 2002



Number manufactured

153

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBLC31E01CX06341 (2001).
Last chassis number: SCBLC31E32CX08375 (2002).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the Bentley Arnage Red label.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- Bentley launched two limited Le Mans editions to celebrate the occasion of Bentley's return after 71 years to racing at Le Mans. Production was planned of 50 Le Mans editions of the Continental R Mulliner and 150 of the Bentley Arnage Red label. Actually 46 copies were manufactured of the Continental R Le Mans and 153 of the Arnage Le Mans. Besides those planned models also 5 Le Mans editions were manufactured of the Continental T Le Mans and 4 of the Bentley Azure Le Mans.
- The Le Mans editions didn't replace any other model but were special editions of existing models. The Arnage Le Mans was a specially enhanced edition of the Arnage Red label.

General characteristics
Outside specifications
- Exclusive quad exhaust pipes.
- Ducting vents in the front wing.
- Wide wheelarches and sports bumpers.
- Red brake calipers.
- "Le Mans Series" badges on the front quarter panel.
- 5-spoke sport wheels with red brake calipers.
Inside specifications
- Unique instruments with a dark Racing Green background colour.
- "Le Mans Series" lettering on the speedometer and rev counter.
- Dark finished burr walnut on the Arnage Red Label and straight grain walnut on the Continental R with the Bentley wings etched in intricate detail and inlaid into the waist rails of the doors as well as into the dashboard.
- Winged B motifs embroidered into the headrests of the two-tone, perforated hide upholstery.
- Exclusive chrome and leather design of the gear lever.
- Drilled pedals.
- Unique treadplate plaques.
- Three unique colours: Silver Storm, Black Oriole and Le Mans Racing Green.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Arnage Le Mans has:
- the letter L on the fourth position
- the letter C on the fifth position.
- a number between 6341 and 8375.
The following model has the same identification:
- Bentley Arnage Red label.

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.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

2001

81

58%

58

42%

139

2002

10

71%

4

29%

14

Total

91

60%

62

40%

153

Some chassis numbers

In the list below only the first 10 chassis numbers (model year 2001) and the last 10 (model year 2002) occur.

Model year 2001
SCBLC31E01CX06341
SCBLC31E01CX06369
SCBLC31E91CH06406
SCBLC31E21CH06439
SCBLC31E11CX06445
SCBLC31E31CX06446
SCBLC31E41CX06455
SCBLC31E41CH06457
SCBLC31E61CH06458
SCBLC31EX1CH06463

Model year 2002
SCBLC31E72CX08136
SCBLC31E92CX08137
SCBLC31E82CX08159
SCBLC31E42CX08188
SCBLC31E52CH08199
SCBLC31E62CH08230
SCBLC31E22CX08240
SCBLC31E52CX08295
SCBLC31E82CH08374
SCBLC31E32CX08375



Details of the Bentley Arnage Le Mans (pictures below):













Bentley Arnage Le Mans, model year 2001, press drawing (above).
Bentley Arnage Le Mans SCBLC31E31CX06656,
manufactured in June 2001, delivered in January 2002 (pictures below).

















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