1999 Bentley Hunaudieres Concept review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 23 January 2007 , 10:01:46 byAlina

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Bentley Hunaudieres Concept

The 1999 Bentley Hunaudieres Concept relates to the well-known high-speed straight at Le Mans. Its eight-liter engine is based on the VR principle with a cylinder angle of 150. It delivers a power output of 463 kW together with a peak torque of 760 Nm, 85% of which being available at 1,500 revs, due to the variable camshaft timing.

The Bentley legend started in 1920 and the name HunaudiSres refers to the famous high-speed straight at Le Mans.
The Bentley Hunaudieres Concept has an engine with 8 litre capacity and is made up of two banks of eight cylinders which are fitted at 72o to form a W, based on the VR principle with a cylinder angle of 15o.
The engine developed 463kW (623 bhp) and a maximum torque of 760 Nm (561 lb ft). Thanks to variable camshaft timing, 85% of the torque is available at as low as 1,500 revs.