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Bentley Azure T

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Bentley Azure T
2010



Number manufactured

80

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBDC45H5ACH14341 (2010).
Last chassis number: SCBDC45HXACH14495.

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

Length, width, height

541, 213, 149 cm

Kerb weight

2695 kg

Boot

310 litre

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

5.5 seconds

Top speed

179 mph, 288 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Azure T is the successor of the Bentley Azure.
- The Bentley Azure T is part of the Arnage model range.
- The T-indication was used for the first time in 1996 for the most sporting versions of the Continental. In 2002 the Arnage T followed and in 2010 the Azure T.

General characteristics
- The engine in the Azure T is the high performance-versie of the 6.75 litre V8 from the Arnage T Final Series. The power is 500 bhp (373 kW) at 4.200 rpm. The maximum torque is 1.000 Nm at 3.200 rpm. The engine is connected with six-speed ZF 5HP30 automatic transmission with sophisticated locking torque converter.
- New for the Azure T are the 8.5J x 20-inch five-spoke, two-piece 'Bright Finish' alloy wheels with 255/40 ZR20 Pirelli P Zero tyres.
- 'Le Mans' lower front wing air vents.
- Dark-tinted upper and lower grilles.
- Bentley 'Jewel' fuel filler cap (made from billet aluminium).
- Door mirror mountings finished in body colour.
- Electronic Stability Programme.
- Retractable 'Flying B' bonnet mascot.
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.
- Computergestuurde adaptieve elektrohydraulische dempers
- Optional: perforated and ventilated carbon fibre / ceramic brake discs with 8-piston brake calipers. The front brake discs are 420 x 40 mm of size and the rear discs 356 x 28 mm.
- Twin exhaust tail pipes.
- Diamond quilting to seats and door panels.
- Embroidered 'Bentley' emblems to front seats and rear seat centre.
- Drilled alloy brake and accelerator pedals.
- Instrument faces in black.
- Een iPod/USB-connecting point and an audio system with large display, eight speakers, 6-cd exchanger in the luggage compartment.
- Optional is a premium 'Naim for Bentley' audio-system featuring 10 speakers, a dual channel sub-woofer and an 1100 Watt amplifier, plus eight individual Digital Signal Processor (DSP) modes to reproduce a 'live' concert-like experience.
- Choice of 42 exterior paint colours.
- Hide covered boot rail.
Interior design enhancements, as standard, include:
- 'Engine-turned' aluminium finish to fascia.
- Instrument faces in black.
- iPod/USB interface.
- Choice of 8 unbleached veneers and 25 hides from full Bentley range.
- Knurled finish to: organ stops, mirror adjustors, door handles (interior and exterior), light switch and seat lumbar controls.
- Knurled & chromed gear knob.
- Seating and controls:
o Memory facility linking driver's seat, exterior mirrors and steering wheel.
o Electrically adjustable tilt steering wheel with cruise control switches.
o Electrochromic self-dimming interior rear-view mirror.
o Electrochromic door mirrors dip on selection of reverse.
o One-touch front window operation.
o Multi-zone air-conditioning system.
o Dehumidifier plus pollen and dust micro-filters.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of the Azure has:
- the letter D on the fourth position
- the letter C on the fifth position.
- a number between 14341 and 14495.

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

2010

57

71%

23

29%

80

Total

57

71%

23

29%

80

Some chassis numbers

In the list below only the first 10 chassis numbers are listed (model year 2010).

SCBDC45H5ACH14341
SCBDC4BL4ACX14398
SCBDC4BL6ACX14399
SCBDC4BL9ACX14400
SCBDC4BL2ACX14402
SCBDC4BL4ACX14403
SCBDC4BL6ACX14404
SCBDC4BL8ACX14405
SCBDC45H0ACX14406
SCBDC4BL1ACX14407



Details of model year 2010 (pictures below):













Bentley Azure T, model year 2010, press photos.

























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