1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Formerly the Property of Eugene Williamson and Lt. Colonel Grant Swartz
Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner
Estimate Available Upon Request
SOLD $770,000
Chassis: BC16LD
Stock #: 281
Engine: BC16LD
Body No. 5762

  • The Ultimate Specification R-Type Fastback
  • Desirable 4.9-Litre Equipped with Bucket Seats and Centre-Change Gearshift
  • One of Only 43 Left-Hand Drive Examples
  • Accompanied by the Rare Touring Spares Kit
  • Beautifully Preserved, Highly Original Condition
  • Offered with an Exceptional File of Documentation
  • An Extraordinary Discovery
  • Documented by the Continental Registry

4,887 CC OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine Twin SU H6 Carburetors178 HP 4-Speed Centre-Shift Manual Gearbox4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum BrakesFront and Rear Independent Coil-Spring Rear SuspensionLive Rear Axle with Leaf Springs


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