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General Information
Vehicle Type: 2-door convertible, production car
Price: $---,---
Miles Per Gallon: --/-- mpg
Drivetrain
Configuration Front Engine/RWD
Engine: Twin-Turbo V8
Displacement: 6750 cc
Horsepower: 450 bhp @ 4100 rpm
Torque: 645 lb-ft @ 3250 rpm
Max RPM: ---- rpm
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
Dimensions
Weight: ---- lbs
Height: --.- in
Length: ---.- in
Width: --.- in
Wheelbase: --.- in
Track: f: --.- / r: --.- in
Performance
0-60 mph: -.- sec
0-100 mph: --.- sec
Quarter Mile: --.- sec @ --- mph
Top Speed: --- mph
Lateral Acceleration: .--g
Braking, 60-0 mph: --- ft
Slalom Speed: --.- mph
Nürburgring Lap Time: --.- minutes
At the 2005 IAA Motor Show, Bentley Motors revealed the production version of the new Azure. The luxurious four-seater Azure is the latest in a portfolio of wonderfully desirable "dropheads" stretching back many decades and reaffirms Bentley's reputation as creator of the world's most elegant convertibles.

Bentley first hinted that a new Azure might be in the pipeline when it unveiled the glamorous Arnage Drophead Coupé show car at the Los Angeles Auto Show in January 2005. The show car stimulated such interest among Bentley aficionados that the decision was quickly taken to continue its extensive development programme in time for delivery of the first customer cars in Spring 2006. Last month, Bentley announced that the production version of the show car would carry the evocative Azure name. Like its iconic predecessor, which was in production from 1995 to 2002, the new Azure becomes the flagship of the Bentley model range.

The design of the new Azure is, first and foremost, unmistakeably Bentley. It shares its face with the current Arnage range and its platform ensures it seats four adults in supreme comfort. But it is also unmistakeably unique. The entire cabin and rear section of the car are newly designed, with a stunning bespoke interior; the objective being to create an opulent and inviting seating area that reflects its status as a car that is at home in Palm Springs or the Riviera. The complex folding roof on the convertible is operated hydraulically at the touch of a switch: the impressive, three-layer fabric assembly being elegantly stowed beneath the hide-trimmed tonneau in under 30 seconds.

The twin-turbocharged V8 engine, double-wishbone suspension and extremely rigid body structure of the Arnage provide a state-of-the-art basis for the new Azure. It is powered by a 450bhp (336Kw) version of the Arnage’s 6.75-litre twin-turbocharged intercooled V8 engine and produces 875Nm (645lb ft) of torque.

The specification of the production version of the Azure is virtually unchanged from the original L.A. show car. The principle change is the introduction of high technology, lightweight, carbon fibre, under-floor cross braces that contribute to the exceptional levels of body stiffness, benefiting refinement, ride and handling. In addition, the chrome trimmed bumpers and sills of the show car are now painted in body colour with a delicate chrome trim that runs the length of the car, enhancing the flowing lines of the Azure body.

"The production-specification Bentley Azure graces our stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show just nine months after we revealed our concept car in Los Angeles," says Bentley Motors chairman, Dr Franz-Josef Paefgen. "We enjoy an excellent dialogue with our customers and the new Azure epitomises how responsive Bentley is to satisfying their aspirations. Bentley develops and produces cars that people desire and that are faithful to our heritage. The new Azure is the perfect example of this philosophy."

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Rolls-Royce Bentley Azure 1998-02 Chrome Plated Hub Cap UV42501PA OEM NLA picture
Rolls-Royce Bentley Azure 1998-02 Chrome Plated Hub Cap UV42501PA OEM NLA
$225.0

BENTLEY AZURE MULLINER FRONT BUMPER 1997 1998 1999 BLACK OEM picture
BENTLEY AZURE MULLINER FRONT BUMPER 1997 1998 1999 BLACK OEM
$999.0

Bentley Azure 1996-02 Black Lambswool Sheepskin Mouton Floor Mats UB89021/07 OEM picture
Bentley Azure 1996-02 Black Lambswool Sheepskin Mouton Floor Mats UB89021/07 OEM
$1195.0

(1) SINGLE NEW OEM 20
(1) SINGLE NEW OEM 20" BENTLEY AZURE ARNAGE WHEEL RIM
$999.0

19
19" Bentley Azure Arnage Chrome Rim PD56206PA
$125.0

Genuine OEM Factory Bentley Azure Arnage CHROME 19 inch Wheel CENTER CAP Centre picture
Genuine OEM Factory Bentley Azure Arnage CHROME 19 inch Wheel CENTER CAP Centre
$179.0

Bentley Azure 2002 - Complete Engine  /Motor picture
Bentley Azure 2002 - Complete Engine /Motor
$6500.0

Bentley Azure Continental R T Vanes Grille Front R&L OEM UB87042 & UB87043 picture
Bentley Azure Continental R T Vanes Grille Front R&L OEM UB87042 & UB87043
$625.0

Bentley Azure Continental T 1999-03 Grille Center Fin Vane UV20713PA OEM NLA NOS picture
Bentley Azure Continental T 1999-03 Grille Center Fin Vane UV20713PA OEM NLA NOS
$175.0

06-10 BENTLEY AZURE BROOKLANDS LEFT FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE DRIVER BLACK BELUGA picture
06-10 BENTLEY AZURE BROOKLANDS LEFT FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE DRIVER BLACK BELUGA
$260.0

1995-2003 Bentley Azure Lambs Wool Floor Mats Black Set Custom 100% Wool New Set picture
1995-2003 Bentley Azure Lambs Wool Floor Mats Black Set Custom 100% Wool New Set
$1525.75

Bentley Azure 1996-03 Winged B Bentley Blue Radiator Shell Badge UB91487PA OEM picture
Bentley Azure 1996-03 Winged B Bentley Blue Radiator Shell Badge UB91487PA OEM
$275.0


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