The Bentley Azure made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 1995. It was based on the Continental R and Pininfarina assisted in the two year process of turning it into a full four door convertible. Pininfarina built the shell and soft-top at their factory in Italy and final assembly was then carried out at the Bentley factory in Crewe. The large size of the Azure and its curves allowed it to possess both presence and grace whilst comfortably seating four adults.
Power came from the company’s dependable 6.75 litre V8, featuring a single intercooled Garrett turbocharger and produced in the region of 385bhp. With a 0-60mph time of 6.3 seconds and a top speed of 150mph, the Azure was a very quick car given its size and weight. The combination of power and refinement was a potent one and the Azure was an extremely exclusive car which was priced accordingly, buyers had to pay £230,000 to buy one new. In total less than 1,500 cars were produced during the 8 years of production of the first generation cars.
We are delighted to present this Bentley Azure 6.8 Turbo Drop Head. This flagship model Bentley presents very well in a desirable colour scheme of Metallic Peacock Blue with contrasting Ivory leather interior. It comes with all the refinements expected of this model. These include fully electric roof and windows, electric seats, walnut veneer and chrome alloys. This rarely seen example would be the ideal companion on open-top adventures whether they are at home or abroad.