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  Bentley 4¼ Litre 'Embiricos' Special
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1938
Numbers built:One-Off
Designed by:Georges Paulin for Pourtout
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 23, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,257 cc / 259.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 88.9 mm (3.5 in) / 114.3 mm (4.5 in)
Compression 8.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 142 bhp / 106 KW @ 4,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 33 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Suspension (fr/r) rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,575 kilo / 3,472 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,200 mm (126 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.09 bhp / kg
Top Speed 193 km/h (120 mph)

Resources
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  • From Passion to Perfection, by Richard Adatto
  • Classic & Sports Car (March, 1993)
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