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1952 - Bentley - R-Type Continental

Technical Specs of This Model
1. R-Type Continental 1952
General Information
Make Bentley
Model R-Type Continental
Production Year 1952
Production Number
Model Code
Model Family
Chassis and Dimensions
Chassis Type 4/5S SAL
Number of Doors
Wheelbase 3048 mm     (120 in)
Front Track 1486 mm     (58,5 in)
Rear Track 1486 mm     (58,5 in)
Length 5245 mm     (206,5 in)
Width 1816 mm     (71,5 in)
Ground Clearance
Length / Wheelbase Ratio 1,72
Weight 1651 kg     (3636,6 lb)
Weight Distribution (front/rear)
Fuel Capacity
Drag Coefficient
Frontal Area
Engine Specifications
Engine Manufacturer Rolls-Royce
Engine Location Front
Engine Alignment Longitudinal
Engine Construction
Coolant Type Water
Engine Type Oise
Number of Cylinders and Placement S-6
Valves per Cylinder 2    (Total of 12 Pieces)
Engine Displacement 4566 cc     (278,64 cu in)
Bore 92 mm     (3,62 in)
Stroke 114,3 mm     (4,5 in)
Bore / Stroke Ratio 0,8
Unitary Capacity 761 cc/cylinder    (46,44 cu in/cylinder)
Number of Main Bearings
Compression Ratio 7,25 : 1
Fuel System Type 2 SU carbs
Aspiration Type Normal
Compressor Type -
Intercooler Type None
Catalytic Converter No
Maximum Engine Power
Maximum Engine Power rpm
Maximum Engine Torque
Maximum Engine Torque rpm
Engine Torque at Max. Engine Power rpm
Power / Weight Ratio
Power / Engine Displacement Ratio
CO2 Emissions
Fuel Consumption
0 - 80 km/h 9,3 s
0 - 60 mph
0 - 100 km/h
0 - 160 km/h
80 - 120 km/h (in top gear)
0 - 400 m Acceleration 18,5 s
0 - 1000 m Acceleration
Top Speed 188 km/h   (116,8 mph)
Gearbox and Transmission
Transmission Type
Top Gear Ratio
Final Drive Ratio
Drive Wheels RWD (Rear Wheel Drive)
Handling, Suspension Geometry and Brakes
Steering Type
Steering Turns (lock to lock)
Turning Circle Diameter
Suspension (front)
Suspension (rear)
Brakes (front/rear)
Brake Disc Diameter (front)
Brake Disc Diameter (rear)
Wheels (front)
Wheels (rear)
Tyres (front)
Tyres (rear)