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Bentley Continental T

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Bentley Continental T

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 cu in, 313.2 kW / 420.0 hp / 420.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 875.0 N·m / 645.4 lb·ft / 645.4 lb·ft @ 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph top speed, consumption 18.7 l/100km / 15.1 mpg-UK / 12.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BentleyIssued from1998
ModelContinental TIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBentley Motors Ltd. (VAG Group)CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)347 l / 12.25 cu ft / 12.25 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5830 l / 205.88 cu ft / 205.88 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5222 mm / 205.6 in / 205.6 inTotal (curb) weight2450 kg / 5401 lb / 5401 lb
Width1954 mm / 76.9 in / 76.9 inDry weight
Height1462 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2961 mm / 116.6 in / 116.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.43 m2 / 26.1 sq ft / 26.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.73 m2 / 7.8 sq ft / 7.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.1 kW / 24.3 hp / 24.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRolls-RoyceValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast aluminium block & headBore104.1 mm / 4.10 in / 4.10 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke99.1 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyZytec SEFiEngine displacement6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity843.75 cm3/cylinder / 51.489 cu in/cylinder / 51.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power313.2 kW / 420.0 hp / 420.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque875.0 N·m / 645.4 lb·ft / 645.4 lb·ft at 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)161.0 kW / 215.9 hp / 215.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.4 kW/l / 1.020 bhp/cu in / 1.020 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque129.6 N·m/l / 1.13 lb·ft/cu in / 1.13 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.75
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.69

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sPower-to-weight ratio171.4 kW/ton / 129.9 bhp/ton / 129.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)28.1 l/100km / 10.1 mpg-UK / 8.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)15.10 s / 15.10 s / 15.10 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)13.2 l/100km / 21.4 mpg-UK / 17.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)18.7 l/100km / 15.1 mpg-UK / 12.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions438 g/km / 704 g/mi / 704 g/mi (est.)
  Range535 km / 332 mi / 332 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.74Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front9.5J x 18Wheels rear9.5J x 18
Tyres front285/45 R 18 103YTyres rear285/45 R 18 103Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front340 mm / 13.4 in / 13.4 inBrake diameter rear279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bentley Continental T

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