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2005 Bentley Arnage R

Lot No.: 919

Registration: tba
Chassis Number: SCBLC37F65CM10550
Engine Number: 105859
Number of cylinders: 8
CC: 6750
Year of Manufacture: 2005
Sold for (£): 38,250

The Arnage was Bentley's top of the range between 1998 and 2009 and utilised the famous 6.75 litre V8 throughout the model's life although the car was developed and improved when the Series 2 was introduced in 2002. Known as either the Arnage 'R' or 'T', the Series 2 was refined in all areas, including the engine which now featured Bosch Motronic engine management and 2 small 'Garret T3' Turbochargers replacing the previous single large T4. The 'R' was the more luxurious car with a softer ride and a more restrained interior and the 'T' was altogether more performance focussed with stiffer suspension, engine-turned aluminium dashboard and split-rim alloy wheels with very low profile tyres.

This particular Bentley Arnage R was supplied new on 1st January 2005 by Broughtons Bentley to its first owner. Presented in arguably one of the best colour combinations of Moonbeam Silver with Cotswold leather and secondary Nordic Hide, the traditionally elegant cabin is finished with Burr Walnut veneers. Other interior luxuries include DVD screens in the rear headrests and factory optioned Arnage T-style seats with diamond quilted leather and the unmistakable Bentley Emblems.

Service History:

02/02/2005 Broughtons Bentley Service 983 miles 

15/12/2005 Harwoods Bentley Service 5,606 miles 

26/02/2007 Harwoods Bentley Service 6591 miles 

 23/04/2008   Jack Barclay Bentley Service 10,130 miles 

 29/04/2009 Broughtons Bentley Service 11,589 miles 

15/08/2009    Broughtons Bentley Service 11,798 miles 

07/10/2009 * Broughtons Bentley (see below) 12,300 miles 

21/01/2011** Broughtons Bentley (see below) 13,625 miles

14/05/2014    Broughtons Bentley Service 16,645 miles 

19/09/2015***  Stewart Walker Bentley Service 17,557 miles

 

* New Battery fitted

** Power steering Solenoid fitted. New factory 19” alloy wheels and tyres fitted

*** Service (new disc and brake pads) 

 

This stunning example will be fully serviced prior to the auction by marque specialist Steward Walker Bentley which will include the issue of a new MOT Certificate. The cherished plate is being retained by the vendor and is currently being transferred ahead of the sale. Having covered a mere 17,800 miles from new in the hands of its two previous owners, this stunning Arnage R represents superb value and is now ready to let someone else enjoy that special Bentley feeling.