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  Bentley Speed Six 'Blue Train Special'
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1930
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Gurney Nutting
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 06, 2016
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 6,597 cc / 402.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 100.0 mm (3.9 in) / 140.0 mm (5.5 in)
Compression 5.3:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 2 SU HVG5 Carburettors
Ignition Twin Spark
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 180 bhp / 134 KW @ 3,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 27 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium and fabric body
Chassis pressed-steel ladder frame
Front suspension rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes (fr/r) drums, 400mm (15.7 in)
Gearbox C-Type 4 speed Manual
Final drive 3.53:1
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 2,200 kilo / 4,850 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,749 mm (187 in) / 1,740 mm (68.5 in) / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,569 mm (140.5 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)
Fuel tank 114 Litre (30.1 Gallon US / 25.1 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 6 x 21 / 7 x 21

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.08 bhp / kg
Top Speed 161 km/h (100 mph)
0-60 mph 14.0 s

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