Bentley Antique Vintage Cars: Bentley Continental & Bentley Arnage
Bentley Antique Vintage Cars are known to be one of the most expensive and prestigious vehicles in the automobile industry. Bentley Motors Limited is a British automobile manufacturer which was found by Walter Owen Bentley in the year 1919. The company was initially known for producing rotary engines during First World War and some of the most popular engine was Bentley BR1. Post World War, company produced and designed vehicles which won the 24 hours of Le Mans Race in the year 1924. There are lots of cars manufactured and launched by the company such as R Type which was produced from 1952 till 1955. It featured an elongated trunk that allowed more sweeping lines and it was originally supplied to 14th Duke of Hamilton. The R Type was displayed at Earls Court Auto Show and was designed by H.J. Mulliner. It was available as two-door continental saloon equipped with 4566cc engine which was later upgraded to more powerful 4887cc engine.
The inline six-cylinder engine of R Type was equipped with aluminium alloy cylinder heads, dual SU carburetors and cast-iron cylinder blocks. Bentley Continental R was one of the most beautiful Bentley Antique Vintage Cars in British automobile history with its lightweight coachwork, mechanical advancements and streamlined design. The Bentley 4.5 Liter Supercharged was one of the most powerful vehicles and its chassis consisted of four-wheel drum brakes, channel steel and rear and front suspension by semi-elliptic leaf springs. It was considered as one of the sporting automotive machines with its powerful engine.
Here are two more examples of Bentley Antique Vintage Cars: Bentley Continental & Bentley Arnage.
Bentley Continental is a hardcore performer with colossal capacity and it is one of the perfect cars with assorted features. The Continental is powered by 6.0 liter W12 turbocharged DOHC EFI 48-valve engine which is good for producing 479 pound feet of torque and 552 horsepower.
The Bentley Continental comes with standard list of features which include central locking differential, traction control, brake assistance, electronic stability program, vehicle stability control system, hill start control, antilock disc brakes on all four wheels, electronic brake force distribution for enhanced braking performance, four-wheel drive system and steering mounted controls for transmission, audio, wireless enabled services and cruise control.
Bentley Arnage is equipped with 6.75 liter twin-turbocharged V8 90-degree EFI OHV engine that churns out 450 horsepower and 645 pound feet of torque. The engine is mated with six-speed electronically controlled manual interactive adaptive automatic transmission with floor mounted shifter and overdrive.
Some of the exclusive and extensive features found in Bentley Arnage are adaptive variable suspension, automatic load leveling, rear stabilizer bar, independent dual wishbone front suspension with comfort ride type, coil springs and gas charged shock absorbers, four-wheel antilock disc brakes, electronic brake assistance, electronic brake force distribution, traction control an limited slip differential.
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