The firm Bentley is celebrating 50 years of the Bentley V8 ENGINE

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Dr. Ulrich Eichhorn, who is one of the lucky engineers of the company Bentley Motors, will have the chance to celebrate January 22, 2009 the anniversary of the engine the most enduring of all time, at a party held at the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation.

50 years after the creation of the legendary Bentley S2 Continental, the powerful 530 horsepower V8 engine the team still the most prestigious models: Bentley Brooklands coupe, Arnage and the Azure convertible.

The Bentley V8 is living proof that an engine well "thought" is simply "immortal".
The engineers of the British firm have continued to improve this mécannique jewelry.
Bentley lovers eager to hear the free speech Ulrich Eichhorn for 50 years of V8 engine created in 1959.

"The current engine is scrupulously even 50 years ago, using the same cooling system, the same turbo, but while meeting the new standards for environmental protection. It is a duty and an obligation to celebrate such a technological feat".

As chief engineer, Dr. Eichhorn is the privileged witness of the life of this exceptional engine, its trends and potential extraordinary.

Since 2003, Dr. Eichhorn has also seen the arrival of the 6-liter W12 engine. This engine will be inaugurated with the launch of the new range Bentley Continental GTC Speed ​​at Detroit Motor Show.

The summary of the conference is available at: www.imeche.org/playback.

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