Lot 114

2017   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2017

1956 Bentley S1 Continental Two-Door Saloon

Coachwork by Park Ward

SOLD $231,000

Estimate

$250,000 - $300,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

BC8BG

Engine

BC8B

Car Highlights

Single Owner for the Past 32 Years

Accompanied by California Bentley Specialists’ Service Records from 1979

One of Just 69 Two-Door Saloons Produced

Recent Cosmetic Attention Includes Paint and Chrome

One of the Most Exclusive Bentleys of the Era

Technical Specs

4,887 CC F-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HD6 Carburetors

Estimated 178 BHP

4-Speed Automatic Transmission

4-Wheel Power-Assisted Drum Brakes with Mechanical Servo

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs and Wishbones

Semi-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs with Electrically Controlled Piston-Type Dampers

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