Lot 142

2009   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2009

1956 Bentley S1 Continental Coupe

Coachwork by Park Ward & Co.

SOLD $286,000

Estimate

$350,000 - $450,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

BC 48LAF

Engine

BC47A

Car Highlights

60,795 Original Miles

One Of Only 33 LHD Examples Ever Produced

Originally Ordered And Owned By Legendary Actor David Niven

Recent High-Quality Nut-And-Bolt Restoration

One Of The Most Desirable Post-War Bentleys

Technical Specs

4,887 CC OHV L-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HD6 Carburetors

Power Undisclosed

4-Speed Automatic Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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