1955 | Bentley R-Type Continental
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Make Bentley Model R-Type Model name R-Type Continental Year of manufacture 1955 Chassis number BC8E Body style Coupe Body detail Coupe Power (kw/hp) 120/163 Cubic capacity (ccm) 4,887 Cylinders 6 Steering Right (RHD) Transmission Manual Drive Rear Fuel Petrol Exterior colour Others Manufacturer colour name - Interior colour Others Interior material Others Rechtslenker
1955 Bentley R type Continental Fastback by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis number: BC8E
Body Number: 5824
Registration number: 981GLN
Rare & Beautiful. A late R type continetal Fastback fitted with the later larger bore engine of 94.62 mm (3.7 in), giving a total displacement of 4.9 L (4887 cc/298 in³).
This car is in impeccable condition having been maintained without regard to cost by the current long term onwer. A massive history file comes with the car which we will be photographing after its arrival with us in a couple of weeks.
The car is in first rate condition thoughout finished in lovely Maroon paintwork to the exterior & unmarked Tan leather to the interior. Ths car drives absolutely as well as it looks & is in simply lovely order thoughout.
In addition to this car we also have an unrestored example in green & a brand new freshly restored example in Black in mint condition. Please call for details on either car.
Call Richard Biddulph. Mobile ++44 (0) 7967 260673
Simone Della Corte Mobile ++44 (0) 7377070943
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Condition & Registration
Registered Ready to drive Vehicle-ID: 217716 Dealer Vehicle-ID: 2033
Vintage & Prestige Fine Motor Cars
9 Globe Industrial Estate
RM17 6ST Grays
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