A free Bentley VIN decoder allows you to look up options, model, year, engine, transmission, and specifications. In addition, you can also check the title records and accidents by clicking Check History.
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How to Decode Bentley VIN
Position 1 - Country
The first position in the VIN shows the country of assembly. Bentley VIN numbers start with S for Europe.
S - Europe
Position 2 - Manufacturer
C - United Kingdom
Position 3 - Division
It provides information on the division. Since, in this case, we are dealing with Bentley, this position has the letter B.
38 - 6.75L V8, two turbochargers, without a catalyst, intercooler, 400 hp
42 - 6.75L V8, naturally aspirated with a catalyst (up to 1988 YG)
43 - 6.75L V8, two turbochargers, the catalyst intercooler 450 hp
50 - 4.4L V8, without catalyst
51 - 4.4L V8, the catalyst
60 - 5.4L V12, without catalyst
61 - 5.4L V12, with a catalyst, OBDll
62 - 5.4L V12, with a catalyst, catalytic converter EOBD
80 - 6.75L V8, without catalyst
Position 8 - Restraint System
A - seatbelt pre-tensioners
B - conventional seat belts
C - two front airbags
D - driver airbag
E - two front airbags and seat belts with pre-tensioners
F - four airbags (up to 2004)
the F - front airbags, front seat belts with pre-tensioners, side airbags front and rear side curtain airbags (since 2004)
the G - front airbags, lane ednie seat belts with pre-tensioners, side airbags front and rear (2004)
H - front airbags, front, and rear seat belts with pre-tensioners (since 2004)
Position 9 - Check Number
This is used to verify if the VIN number is valid. This number is generated by a formula developed by the DOT.
Position 10 - Year of Production
This indicates the plant where the vehicle was assembled. Bentley has its own specific codes.
C - Crewe
W - Willesden
Position 12 -17
Position twelve through seventeen shows the serial number of the car. Often indicates a sequence that helps the manufacturer when and where the car came off the assembly line. MAKE is allowed to choose any six-digit number they like as this number is not standardized.
Bentley VIN Number Location
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