Bentley T-series

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Bentley T-series

Automobile which was produced by Bentley Motors Limited in the United Kingdom from 1965 to 1980 add

Category: Business (14)

Launched in 1965.

Country: United Kingdom (100%)

Main connection: James Bond (literary character)

Linked to: Bentley, Pininfarina

 

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1965

The T1 was manufactured from 1965 to 1977 and the T2 was made from 1977 to 1980 add something

 

The "'Bentley T-Series"' is an automobile which was produced by Bentley Motors Limited in the United Kingdom from 1965 to 1980 add something

 

"The Times", Wednesday, Oct 06, 1965; pg add something

 

It was announced and displayed for the first time at the Paris Motor Show on 5 October 1965 as a Bentley-badged version of the totally redesigned chassis-less Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow add something


1967

James Bond (literary character) - Faulks was true to Bond's original character and background too, and provided "a Flemingesque hero" who drove a battleship grey 1967 T-series Bentley

 

A small number of two-door saloons were built with coachwork by James Young and Mulliner Park Ward and a two-door convertible with coachwork by Mulliner Park Ward was introduced in September 1967 add something


1979

The upgraded T2 featured rack and pinion steering, improved air conditioning, rubber-faced bumpers, a new fascia and for Non USA Spec. cars a front air dam, along with Bosch CIS Fuel Injection introduced for late 1979 and 1980 models for the USA and other markets, similarly to the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II. add something