Bentley R Type | Toy Car Diecast Model (1/18)

This is a diecast car model/toy of first generation 1954 Bentley R Type made by Road Signature. It’s of 1:64.

Bentley R Type

Bentley R Type was produced from 1952 to 1955 and was replaced by Bentley S1. It’s equipped with 4.6 liter straight-six engine that develops around 130 horsepower. Like most cars of the era it has front engine rear wheel-drive layout.

As for transmission Bentley R Type came with 4-speed manual gearbox as standard but 4-speed automatic was optional too. As of now it’s the last car Bentley has sold with manual transmission, all of the models ever since comes only with automatic transmissions.

Bentley R Type could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in around 13.5 seconds and had a top speed of around 164 km/h (102 mph) – very respectable performance for the car of its time.

Only around 2300 units were produced with many surviving to this day.

Bentley R Type Videos

Classic Cars UK: Season 1 Episode 1: Bentley R

BENTLEY R-TYPE 1954 | 4K | Drive through the Dutch countryside

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