Bentley EXP Speed 8 group GTP (2001)
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Development

Specifications

2 units built
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Audi FSI, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine

2001
Audi TFSI V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3596cc, 85.0 x 79.2 mm
610 hp / 455 kW @ 6800 rpm
700 Nm / 516 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
aluminium block and head, 90mm cylinder bore spacing
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl - 32 valves total
Twin Garrett Turbos with 2 x air/water-cooled intercoolers. MS 2.8 multipoint electronic direct fuel injection (TFSI - Turbocharged-Fuel-Stratified Injection, 100 bar pressure). 2 x 32.4 mm inlet restrictors
Turbo pressure 1.67 bar
dry sump

2002
3995cc, 87.0 x 84.0 mm
650 bhp / 485 KW
800 Nm / 590 ft lbs
aluminium block and head
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl - 32 valves total
2 x Garrett turbochargers with 2 x air/water-cooled intercoolers, Bosch MS 2.9 multipoint electronic direct fuel injection (TFSI) with 100bar injectors pressure.
Turbo boost pressure 1.87bar
2 x 33.1mm intake restrictors
Dry sump

carbon fibre monocoque chassis with carbon composite bodyshell
Suspension (fr/r) Double wishbone suspension, with push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers
power assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Brakes ventilated carbon ceramic discs, all-round
6 speed sequential gearbox
900kg


Results in FIA Sports Cars Championship

Not participated

Results in Endurance races

Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Monza Watkins Glen Le Mans Estoril Petit Le Mans
Date 4/2 17/3 22/4 19/5 17/6 15/7 6/10
Duration 24h 12h 1000km 6h 24h 1000km 1600km
Championship GA RR LMS FIA SC GA RR ELMS LMS
Team Bentley, 002/4 #7, gear box
Team Bentley, 002/3 #8, 3rd
Total points
8
8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 2/1 2/1

Teams and drivers entries


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