- The Washington Times - Friday, January 25, 2002

The Arnage T is the fastest Bentley that has ever been built.

Its new V-8 replaces the old motor that was introduced in the Mulsanne in 1982. It delivers 450 horsepower and has a maximum torque of 645 foot-pounds, enabling the British aristocrat to reach a top speed of 168 mph and perform 0-60 in less than 5.5 seconds.

The most obvious change is the adoption of two Garrett T3 turbochargers instead of the single, larger T4 used in the previous model. The result is the most powerful engine in Bentley's history and the most torque-laden power plant of any series production saloon, that can be noticed by reduced response times across a wider rev range.

The Arnage T is the result of a three-year project to re-engineer the saloon from bumper to bumper. Many areas of the car have been comprehensively modified, so that under its skin the car is practically new.

This Bentley has a new controlled sports suspension with an Electronic Stability Program.

One of the most noticeable exterior changes is the integrated spoiler to provide better stability at high speed. Others are the new bumpers at the front with larger openings, a new rear bumper and new five spoke 19-inch wheels.

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