Lot 116 - 2001 Bentley Arnage T
|Odometer reading||98,400 miles|
|Result||Sold - £16,240|
The Arnage T laid claim to the title of world's fastest saloon in 2002, propelling the driver, in total luxury to a top speed of 170mph. Powered by a 6.75 litre twin turbo version of the Rolls-Royce, V8 engine, the nearly three-ton car could accelerate from 0-60mph in just 5.5 seconds. The engine was treated to what Bentley described as 'the most thorough re-engineering of its life’ producing 451bhp and 645lb/ft of torque. Other changes included the adoption of a 'drive-by-wire' throttle to go hand-in-glove with Bosch's Electronic Stability Program which replaced the Red Label's traction control, but what really gives this nearly three-ton car its immense poise is a revised suspension that features 57% more roll stiffness than the Red Label. The car's basic structure is also 10% stiffer which means there are no creaks and squeaks of the sort that distinguished previous generations of Bentleys.
Originally registered on 17th December 2001, this lovely Arnage T is finished in the desirable colour combination of Black Sapphire with Cotswold hide interior trim and contrasting white diamond pattern stitching with embroidered Bentley motifs on the headrests. It comes with some old MoT test certificates, invoices from servicing for the last three years by Nigel Sandell, a Bentley specialist, who also had the paintwork ceramic coated and the interior leather re-connollised. The present owner sustained an injury recently and is now unable to drive the car hence the sale. Supplied with a V5C registration document together with a current MoT test certificate which is valid until September 2023, this comprehensively optioned luxury saloon represents incredible value for money and a delightfully luxurious motoring experience.
Previous lotLot 115 - 2008 Volkswagen Golf GTi DSG
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