A modern 'Blower' Bentley – Throwback Thursday
Source : A modern 'Blower' Bentley – Throwback Thursday
project was £ 116 Continental R adjusted 500,000 from the 1990s by Mulliner Park Ward
Project 116 (the P116) continental R was commissioned by a wealthy Italian as well as attractive well, Carlo Talamo, from the late 1990s.
has been updated by car Mulliner Park Ward (MPW), Bentley ‘s personal commissioning department. Autocar Kroble Steve flew to Milan to see the vehicle as well as meet the owner, Bentley as well as Rolls-Royce distributor who “spent £ 250,000 in which costs to put the Continental R on the road in Italy, as well as then as much,” said Talamo Kroble.
When asked why he’d spent a lot of money in which was “Again the presence of the modified cars by the Ministry of Public Works impressed lifetime of Bentley the most prominent of them all, as well as L 4.5” Blower ‘, which created a lot of the legend of Le Mans. Despite the success in business, Talamo is usually believed he was not hopeful of owning ever Blower, so he created a Bentley tried to talk with the spirit of the great cars of the 1920s “.
began to P116 via the standard wheels Continental R Coupe Base , although the Ministry of public Works gave to more power as well as stripped of 200KG of weight. put in which away polished aluminum hood, shell, chilled as well as surrounds the front.
“as well as the radiator grille is usually not meaningless material via Bentley eight, has been deleted internal lamp on each side as well as the hole covered with the same network, “said Kroble.” is usually to simplify as well as front bumper design as well as Centeng colour, as well as also mix scoops as well as vents under more than in which. “
add to in which the paint finish Milan green as well as three roundels racing, flares exaggerated wheel arch as well as all 5-spoke alloy 18in as well as had a unique look full Bentley
continued the theme was born inside the race: “The first thing you see is usually inside the triangle properly Matt black roll cage. The simplification of the Inner surface much more than the standard product. in which lacks the dozens of standard features: cruise control, switch the passenger window, platforms as well as door standard, carpet, as well as the rear seat, the unit rear, Flip the driver’s arm, hello Fi, smoking accessories, sun visors, vanity mirrors, lights as well as rear compartment as well as lots more. in which is usually the most place of the savings weight came via
“although you can not be in which the brand new internal call stark: there Quilted Leather fertile on doors, floors as well as rear cabin, alloy turned on a roll as well as center rails waist elegant oak respectively granules around the perimeter cabin “
Talamo in adjustments to the engine, as well as Kroble said:” in which retains the 6.7-liter, although uses a camshaft brutal columns, a larger Garrett turbocharger, gas flowed the heads of the air as well as the amount of ram. ” in which increase in power to 425bhp at 4000rpm as well as torque to 670lb ft at 2000rpm. The time the vehicle 0-60mph 5.5sec, as well as can reach 160mph
Despite the high strength, as well as the Continental R retained “a huge unique quality of Bentley cars strong: orientation force you back into the seat, although no sign of the existence of a needle TACHO bending speeds on dial in which. ”
In spite of all the amendments, as well as kept Talamo comments Continental R standard. He Kroble: “the vehicle does not ride is usually smooth as well as flat, as well as while he is usually there, roll is usually well controlled as well as rubber big imprint give much guidance quick response. in which’s a big car, made to be smarter as well as not shoved, although in which goes like Ferrari ” .
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