Bentley Brooklands R Mulliner
  
 
Bentley Brooklands R Mulliner
Technical Specification

Mark & Model Bentley Brooklands R Mulliner
Year 1998
Registration plate Jersey Registered
Chassis Number SCBZF28C5WCH66819
Engine Number 89072L410MT1TR
Engine Capacity 6750 cc
Transmissions 4-speed automatic
Mileage 78,736
Body style 4-door saloon
Interior color Ivory leather
Exterior color Peacock Blue
Seating capacity 4
Wheels and Tyres Chrome finished alloys
Asking Price £ 34,950
The Bentley Brooklands was introduced in 1992 by parent Rolls-Royce as part of a rationalization of the pre-existing Bentley range, replacing two earlier models. Whilst still very much a full-size luxury saloon, it had a performance edge with a sports suspension setup and adaptive damping control, albeit the 6.75-litre Rolls-Royce V8 engine fitted to the car did not carry the turbocharger found on more powerful models. In 1998, a final derivative of the Brooklands model was announced - the Brooklands R Mulliner. This featured a suspension upgrade (‘R’=Roadholding package, borrowed from the Turbo R model), five-spoke alloy wheels and the engine was fitted with a “light-pressure” turbo, boosting power output to a claimed 300 bhp. These cars were specially trimmed, furnished and badged and a limited run of only 100 vehicles were made, before production of the Brooklands ceased at the end of that year. This particular car is number 22 of the limited edition and was first registered, new in the UK, in June 1998. In 2011 it was purchased by the former Seigneur (Lord of the Manor) of St. John, Jersey and imported into the island for use as his chauffeur-driven limousine. It has covered only a limited mileage since that time and, as might be anticipated, has been cosseted and kept in fine condition.
 
 
 
This is a very good example of a classic sporting Bentley - produced in limited numbers - which has been well looked after, has had modest use in recent years (now showing 78,000 miles) and remains in excellent condition.
 
The handsome Peacock Blue paintwork is in first-rate condition and suits the imposing nature of the car perfectly. Unusually, the car features (original) chrome-finished wheels and a chrome radiator shell, fitted as optional extras from new.
 
 
 
As might be anticipated, the interior of the car is highly specified and a sumptuous place to be. The Ivory leather interior is near immaculate, with a factory fitment, colour coordinated steering wheel. The carpets and headlining are both excellent, as is the highly polished interior woodwork. The car has a number of luxury extras fitted - satellite navigation; DVD/CD player; parking sensors and television screens in the rear of the front seats.
 
The Bentley is in excellent mechanical condition having been fully inspected, some electrical issues attended to and a major service undertaken in our workshops by a RR trained engineer. The works included new brake discs & pads, front tyres and suspension spheres. The car drives very well and the controls function as they should. For reference the head gasket, which has been noted as a fault with this model, was replaced at 64,000 miles whilst it was still in the UK. There is an assortment of old receipts and paperwork relating to works on the car over the years and the Seigneur also employed a mechanic / valeter who cared for the cars in his prestigious collection. A most luxurious fast motor car with a solid feel befitting its status as a luxury saloon.
 
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