Bentley just introduced their Le Mans Limited Edition Mulsanne and Continental model specifications, which will be distributed across North America. Each model is inspired by a driver from Bentley's six victories at the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours race.

These special models celebrate brands significant achievements at the race. In fact, 48 examples of each Le Mans Limited Edition model will be produced, with each car having unique Le Mans Edition numbered badge, Le Mans Edition clock face, embroidered Le Mans badge to each headrest, tread plates with the limited edition name, Le Mans Edition wheels and specific interior veneers and exterior colours.

To go further into details, the Mulsanne model, which is one of the most exclusive cars of the British luxury motoring, sprints form 0 to 100 km/h in only 5.1 seconds on its way to a top speed of 184 mph. This is possible thanks to its drivetrain which delivers 505 hp (371 kW).

In addition, the limited edition specification here offers highlights such as diamond-quilted hide seat covering, diamond-quilted hide door panels, Le Mans Edition illuminated treadplates, drilled alloy foot pedals, sports tuned suspension and steering, ‘Quad' Effect Tailpipe Finishers, and two-piece five spoke dark tint alloy wheels.

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On the other hand, the 4-seat Continental GT Speed Le Mans Edition coupe delivers the highest standards of design, engineering, luxury and performance. Under the hood is hidden the renowned 6.0-litre W12 engine, that generates 616 hp (453 kW) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) available from 2000 rpm. This means that the GT Speed sprints to 100 km/h in 4.0 seconds and is the fastest production Bentley ever with a top speed of 205 mph.

Bentley Continental and Mulsanne Le Mans Edition Specifications:

John Duff Specifications:

John Duff was the one, who back in 1924 gave Bentley the first win at Le Mans 24 Hours.

  • Exterior: Moonbeam
  • Interior: Two-tone Linen and Beluga
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Bright Aluminium

Dudley Benjafield Specifications:

Dudley Benjafield drove at numerous events and took first place at Le Mans in 1927.

  • Exterior: Verdant – the same colour of the victorious Bentley Speed 8 in 2003
  • Interior: Two-tone Linen and Cumbrian Green
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Dark Stain Burr Walnut and Bright Aluminium

Woolf Barnato Specifications:

Woolf Barnato is considered "the best driver we ever had" by W.O. Bentley. He remains the only driver to have won on each occasion of entering the race recording wins at Le Mans in 1928, 1929 and 1930.

  • Exterior: Granite
  • Interior: Hotspur
  • Stitching: Beluga
  • Veneer: Carbon Fiber in Continental series
  • Dark Stain Burr Walnut with Dark Aluminium in Mulsanne

Tim Birkin Specifications:

Tim Birkin was an ex-fighter pilot who was renowned for his willingness to be utterly ruthless with his car to achieve a winning result.

  • Exterior: Glacier White
  • Interior: Beluga
  • Stitching: White
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Bright Aluminium

Glen Kidston Specifications:

Glen Kidston won first place at Le Mans in 1930.

  • Exterior: Dark Sapphire
  • Interior: Two-tone Newmarket Tan and Imperial Blue
  • Stitching: Contrast
  • Veneer: Dark Stain Burr Walnut and Dark Aluminium
  • Continental GT Convertible models are finished with a Blue hued exterior roof.

Guy Smith Specifications:

Guy Smith was a central figure for Team Bentley's at both the Sebring 12-Hours and the Le Mans 24 Hours. He secured his place in racing legend at the 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours.

  • Exterior: Beluga
  • Interior: Beluga
  • Stitching: Hotspur
  • Veneer: Piano Black and Dark Aluminium

The Continental GT models will be available in the second quarter of this year, while Mulsanne Le Mans Edition models – in the beginning in the third quarter.

Source: Bentley