Bentley EXP Speed 8 

  • 2001
  • 600 HP 3.6L
 
Injecting fuel directly into the combustion chamber greatly improves engine efficiency, the most dramatic manifestation of which is better fuel consumption.
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A new Bentley 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine has been developed for the EXP Speed 8 to replace the 3.6-litre unit used last year.
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Data points Key details of the Bentley EXP Speed 8

Horsepower

EXP Speed 8
600 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

Torque

EXP Speed 8
479 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Bentley EXP Speed 8

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The EXP Speed 8 marks Bentley's return to racing after 71 years 2002 Changes At a first glance it might seem that little has changed from the car that last year drove through the worst Le Mans weather in living memory to claim third place overall.
Injecting fuel directly into the combustion chamber greatly improves engine efficiency, the most dramatic manifestation of which is better fuel consumption.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bentley
Year 2001
Highest auction price 2001 Bentley Speed 8 Le Mans Prototype Racing Car, $2.5M, August 2012

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 311
Rear wheels 457/? 330

power & handling

Maximum hp 600 HP
Maximum torque 479 ft-lb
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Width 78.3 in
Height 39 in
Length 182.3 in
Front track width 66.9 in
Wheelbase 108.7 in
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