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Bentley Mulsanne and Continental Le Mans Limited Edition

In 90 years of legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, in honor of its six drivers who are winning the French Le Mans, Bentley has unveiled a special edition models of its Mulsanne and Continental GT.

Luxury sedan Mulsanne Le Mans was given a specially designed leather covered seats, aluminum pedals and sill illuminated label Le Mans Edition. There are also specially tuned sports suspension, quad exhaust system terminations and special dark-painted wheels with five spokes. With the edition marks on the sills and headrests, Bentley Continental GT Le Mans is equipped with 21-inch wheels, and you get the Breitling watch as a present.

Bentley Continental Le Mans Special Edition

The British company will make a total of 96 copies of Le Mans edition, 48 copies of the Continental GT and 48 copies of Mulsanne. Each car will be distinguished by a unique combination of colors according to six drivers, and is planned to be offered exclusively on the North American market.

Six versions of Le Mans limited edition of bentley are:

John Duff

The original Bentley Boy, John Duff gave Bentley its first win at Le Mans 24 Hours in 1924. After a fourth place finish in 1923, Duff returned to Le Mans the following year with Bentley co-driver Jack Clement. The pair raced to a first place finish, defeating many of the leading sports cars of the day.

  • Exterior: Moonbeam
  • Interior: Two-tone Linen and Beluga
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Bright Aluminium

Dudley Benjafield

Competing for the sheer pleasure of driving and the thrill of the race, “Benjy”, drove at numerous events and took 1st place at Le Mans in 1927.

  • Exterior: Verdant – the same colour of the victorious Bentley Speed 8 in 2003
  • Interior: Two-tone Linen and Cumbrian Green
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Dark Stain Burr Walnut and Bright Aluminium

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Woolf Barnato

Considered “the best driver we ever had” by W.O. Bentley, Barnato remains the only driver to have won on each occasion of entering the race recording wins at Le Mans in 1928, 1929 and 1930.

  • Exterior: Granite
  • Interior: Hotspur
  • Stitching: Beluga
  • Veneer: Carbon Fiber in Continental series
  • Dark Stain Burr Walnut with Dark Aluminium in Mulsanne

Tim Birkin

A formidable personality, Birkin, an ex-fighter pilot was renowned for his willingness to be utterly ruthless with his car to achieve a winning result.

  • Exterior: Glacier White
  • Interior: Beluga
  • Stitching: White
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Bright Aluminium

Glen Kidston

Kidston claimed 1st place at Le Mans in 1930 and is known for being an adventurer; rough, tough, sharp and fearless.

  • Exterior: Dark Sapphire
  • Interior: Two-tone Newmarket Tan and Imperial Blue
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Dark Stain Burr Walnut and Dark Aluminium

Guy Smith

A central figure for Team Bentley’s attack on both the Sebring 12-Hours and the Le Mans 24 Hours, Guy Smith secured his place in racing legend at the 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours. Smith was selected to pilot the Bentley Speed 8 across the finish line to mark an emotional sixth win for Bentley.

  • Exterior: Beluga
  • Interior: Beluga
  • Stitching: Hotspur
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Dark Aluminium

Bentley Continental Le Mans Special Edition

Bentley Continental Le Mans Special Edition

Bentley Continental Le Mans Special Edition

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