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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