1999 Bentley Hunaudieres concept car
Bentley Hunaudières Concept
aka Type aka here, not up there
Introduction 1999 Geneva Motor Show
Class Concept Car
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat Mid-Engined Coupe
Length 4430 mm
Width 1980 mm
Height 1190 mm
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission 4WD
Engine 8.0 litre (8004 cc) DOHC W16
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Electric motor {{{Electric motor}}}
Power 623 hp @ 6000 rpm
561 lb-ft of torque @ 4000 rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

Bentley Hunaudières is a high-performance supercar prototype launched by Bentley on the 1999 Geneva Salon International de l'Auto. It is powered by a W16 Volkswagen engine that produces 623 bhp at 6000 rpm. The name Hunaudieres refers to the famous high-speed straight at Le Mans where the Bentley legend was born in the 1920's with five victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The Name "Hunaudières" Refers To The Iconic Backstrait Of Circuit de la Sarthe (Where The 24 Hours Du Mans Is Held) The Design Sparked The Brand-new Bentley Design Language That Still Goes Strong Even In 2022.

See Autopedia's comprehensive Bentley Hunaudières Concept Review.


Unique Attributes[]

The Design Of The Hunaudières Concept Is Revolutionary For Its Time With Bug-like Headlights And Large Grille With A Singulair Chrome Line Spliting The Grille In Half. The Body Work Features Deep Cuts Into The Body Work With Large Cooling Vents Designed To Keep The Engine At Prime Temperature. The Side Consists Of A Chrome Trim That Lines The Body. The Rear Has A Long Brake-Light Strip With Cuts Below The Lights.


The Hunaudières Had A Large Influence On An Upcoming Project: The Bugatti Veyron.


The Bentley Hunaudières Appeared In TOCA World Touring Cars.

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