An evolution of the Arnage sedan and Azure convertible, the 2009 Bentley Brooklands is a new, limited-production four-seat premium coupe that comes with a host of luxury amenities. Equipped with rear-wheel drive, the Bentley Brooklands is propelled by a 6.8L twin-turbo V8 engine stomping out 530 hp and 774 lb-ft of torque, teamed to a six-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode. According to Bentley, the Brooklands can zoom from zero to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds reaching a top speed of 184 mph. EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers for the Bentley Brooklands are in the 10 mpg city/14 mpg hwy range. In addition to the massive powertrain, Bentley Brooklands standard features are notable for being numerous and luxurious. Bentley Brooklands standard features include traction and stability control, front and rear side-impact airbags, antilock brakes with brake assist and parking sensors.Read more Read less
Only 550 examples of the Brooklands will ever be built, so place your order now. The 6.8L V8 that carries the nearly 6000-lb behemoth from 0-60 in about 5 seconds is based on decades-old architecture, but the current incarnation is the most powerful to come out of Crewe. New technology abounds, too, with Bluetooth connectivity, power heated massaging seats and sport-tuned automatic ride height control.
Limited production guarantees exclusivity; fully loaded with luxury items; a solid Bentley that offers the best of British motoring
The value to be found in a $340,990 price tag is in the standard features, such as the afore-mentioned heated, massaging seats, 20-inch wheels, a choice of interior wood veneers, satellite navigation, aquaplane detection, two valet keys and two umbrellas. The EPA rated fuel economy at 10 mpg in the city and 14 mpg on the highway. Do look for a smooth, powerful ride wherever you drive.