Lot 137

2016   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2016

1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner

SOLD $1,017,500

Estimate

$1,300,000 - $1,600,000

Chassis

BC67LD

Engine

BCD66

Car Highlights

Desirable Late-Production Continental Fastback
Specified from New with 4.9-Litre Engine and Lightweight Seats
One of as Few as Nine Left-Hand-Drive, Automatic Examples
Consistently Maintained, Preserved, and Highly Original
Documented by the Bentley R-Type Continental Register

Technical Specs

4,887 CC F-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Twin SU H6 Carburetors
178 HP
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Front and Rear Independent Coil-Spring Suspension
Live Rear Axle with Leaf Springs
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