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Bentley T2


Full name

Bentley T2

 

Production

- Years of production: from 1977 up to and including 1980.
- Number of production: 558.
- Percentage of the complete production: 1,4%

 

Chassisnumbers

- The first character of the chassisnumber of every Bentley T2 is a S and the second is a B.
- The right-hand drive Bentley T2 has on the third position always a H, the left-hand drive has a X, F, G, K or L.
- Examples: SBX32879 and SBH41573.
- The first Bentley T2 is SBX30046, the last one is SBH0041573.

 

What makes this model unique

- Four doors
- Identification plate "BENTLEY T2" on the boot lid
- Black rubber bumpers
- Front air dam (not on American models)
- Fog lights below the front bumper (not on American models)
- Twin exhaust
- Petrol filler door of American models on the left C-pillar

 

Further details and special features

- The Bentley T2 could be delivered with an everflex covered roof and with a two-tone paint scheme
- From late 1977 the side-marker lamps were deleted (not on American models)
- From June 1978 on head lamp wipers (not on American models)
- (There has been no Anniversary model of the Bentley T2)





The identification plate of the Bentley T2.
Picture: the identification plate of the SBX32814 from 1978.



The Bentley T2 has black rubber bumpers, an air dam and fog lights below the front bumper. In late 1977 the side-marker lamps were deleted. From mid 1978 on head lamp wipers were mounted (not on American cars).
Picture: the SBH36599 from 1979.



The Bentley T2 has an identification plate on the boot lid. The T2 can be recognised by the twin exhaust.
Picture: the SBH32511 from 1978.



The American Bentley T2 has no air dam, no fog lights below the bumper and no head lamp wipers. These American models have kept the side-marker lamps.
Picture: the SBL39804 from 1980.



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