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Bentley Arnage Diamond Series
2006



Number manufactured

59

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBLC43F16CX11373 (2006).
Last chassis number: SCBLC37F96CX11657 (2006).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same dimensions as the Bentley Arnage R from model year 2006.

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

6.3 seconds (400 bhp)
5.8 seconds (450 bhp)

Top speed

155 mph, 250 km/h (400 bhp)
168 mph, 270 km/h (450 bhp)

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- Bentley marked its 60 years of production at the Crewe factory with a special Diamond Series Arnage. 60 vehicles were planned, the majority for the United States.
- The Bentley Arnage Diamond Series is a Bentley Arnage R that was brought out in a limited edition of 60 cars to celebrate 60 years of production at the historic Crewe factory.
- Besides a Bentley Arnage a Bentley Continental GT was manufactured as well in a limited Diamond Series edition.
- Half of the total Arnage Diamond series production - 30 cars - has gone to the USA, Bentley's biggest market. Nineteen cars have been earmarked for the UK.

General characteristics
- The engine is a 6.75 litre V8 with twin turbo and 400 bhp (835 Nm). The car could be ordered with a power of 450 bhp (875 Nm).
- 19 inch x 8J twin spoke alloy wheels - painted finish.
- 'Flying B' radiator mascot.
- Stainless steel matrix to bumpers.
- Shade band to windscreen.
- Front Sunroof.
- 'Union Flag' badges to front wings.
- Bentley 'B' badge to rear pillar.
- Jewel fuel filler cap.
- Chromed rear number-plate surround.
- Current Arnage or heritage paint colour.
Interior specifications:
- 'Diamond' quartered marquetry with maple inlay.
- 'Diamond' quilt design to seat upholstery.
- Burr Oak veneer.
- Folding picnic tables to front seat-backs.
- Veneered door panels.
- Companion mirrors.
- Veneered steering-wheel controls surrounds.
- Piping to seats in coordinating colour.
- Bentley wings emblem embroidered to head restraints.
- '60 years' front console badge.
- Diamond Series etched treadplates.
Further Diamond Series choices:
- 19" x 8J twin spoke alloy wheels - chromed finish.
- Chromed radiator shell.
- Chromed door mirrors.
- Burr walnut veneer in lieu of burr oak.
- Arnage R seats with vertical fluting.
- Contrast piping to seats.
Suggested additional Arnage equipment:
- 450 bhp (336kW) engine (not Thailand, Japan, China, India).
- Wood and leather steering wheel.
- Massage front seats.
- Leather-trimmed cocktail cabinets.
- DVD system.
- Electric rear blind.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Bentley Arnage Diamond Series has:
- the letter L on the fourth position
- the letter C on the fifth position.
- a number between 11373 and 11657.
The following model has the same identification:
- Bentley Arnage R.

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

2006

39

66%

20

34%

59

Total

39

66%

20

34%

59

All chassis numbers

SCBLC43F16CX11373
SCBLC37F66CH11554
SCBLC37F56CX11574
SCBLC37F96CX11576
SCBLC37F26CX11578
SCBLC43F66CX11580
SCBLC43FX6CX11582
SCBLC43F36CX11584
SCBLC43F96CX11587
SCBLC43F26CX11589
SCBLC37F56CX11591
SCBLC37F96CX11593
SCBLC37F26CX11595
SCBLC37F66CX11597
SCBLC37FX6CX11599
SCBLC43FX6CX11601
SCBLC43F36CX11603
SCBLC43F76CX11605
SCBLC37F56CX11607
SCBLC43F46CX11609
SCBLC37F56CX11610
SCBLC43F46CX11612
SCBLC43F86CX11614
SCBLC37F66CX11616
SCBLC37FX6CX11618
SCBLC43F76CX11619
SCBLC43F56CX11621
SCBLC43F96CX11623
SCBLC43F26CX11625
SCBLC37F06CX11627

SCBLC37F06CH11629
SCBLC43F66CX11630
SCBLC43F46CH11631
SCBLC43FX6CX11632
SCBLC37F66CX11633
SCBLC37F86CX11634
SCBLC37F66CH11635
SCBLC43F36CH11636
SCBLC37FX6CH11637
SCBLC43F06CX11638
SCBLC37F36CH11639
SCBLC43F96CX11640
SCBLC37F16CH11641
SCBLC37F36CH11642
SCBLC37F96CX11643
SCBLC43F26CH11644
SCBLC37F26CX11645
SCBLC37F06CH11646
SCBLC37F26CH11647
SCBLC37F46CH11648
SCBLC37F66CH11649
SCBLC37F26CH11650
SCBLC37F86CX11651
SCBLC37F66CH11652
SCBLC37F86CH11653
SCBLC43F56CH11654
SCBLC37F16CH11655
SCBLC37F36CH11656
SCBLC37F96CX11657









Bentley Arnage Diamond Series, model year 2006, press photos.















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