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Bentley Continental T

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Bentley Continental T

2-door 4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 cu in, 314.0 kW / 421.1 hp / 421.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 875.0 N·m / 645.4 lb·ft / 645.4 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BentleyIssued from1996
ModelContinental TIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBentley Motors Ltd. (VAG Group)CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)347 l / 12.25 cu ft / 12.25 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)6080 l / 214.71 cu ft / 214.71 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5250 mm / 206.7 in / 206.7 inTotal (curb) weight2450 kg / 5401 lb / 5401 lb
Width2060 mm / 81.1 in / 81.1 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2970 mm / 116.9 in / 116.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.54 m2 / 27.3 sq ft / 27.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.76 m2 / 8.2 sq ft / 8.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.9 kW / 25.4 hp / 25.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore104.2 mm / 4.10 in / 4.10 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke99.1 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity845.08 cm3/cylinder / 51.570 cu in/cylinder / 51.570 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power314.0 kW / 421.1 hp / 421.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque875.0 N·m / 645.4 lb·ft / 645.4 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)125.6 kW / 168.4 hp / 168.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.5 kW/l / 1.022 bhp/cu in / 1.022 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific 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) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio174.3 kW/ton / 132.1 bhp/ton / 132.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front285/45-R18Tyres rear285/45-R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bentley Continental T

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