Lot 38

2010   |   Amelia Island Auction 2010

1952 Bentley R-Type Coupe

Coachwork by E.D. Abbott Ltd.

SOLD $105,600

Estimate

$90,000 - $120,000

Chassis

B2RT

Engine

B1R

Car Highlights

Featured in Bentley: The Cars From Crewe

Distinguished Motor Show History

Several High Performance Features

One of Approximately 15 R-Type Cars Bodied by Abbott

The First R-Type Chassis Ever Produced

Eligible for BDC and RROC Events

Technical Specs

4,566 CC L-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU Carburetors

Approximately 150 BHP at 4,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension by Transverse Semi-Elliptical Leaf Spring and Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

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