Lot 104

2016   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2016

1957 Bentley S1 Continental Two-Door Saloon

Coachwork by Park Ward

SOLD $231,000

Estimate

$250,000 - $300,000

Chassis

BC59BG

Car Highlights

Custom-Built for Francis V. du Pont with Rare Sunshine Roof

One of 69 Park Ward Design No. 701 Saloons Built

Single Family Ownership Since 1986

Recent Mechanical Service Performed by Bentley Specialist

Includes Copies of Build Sheets, Ownership History, Hand and Road Tools

Technical Specs

4,887 CC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Dual SU HD6 Carburetors

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 Springs with Electrically Controlled Piston-Type Dampers

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