Lot 13

2017   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2017

1957 Bentley S1 Continental Two-Door Saloon

Coachwork by Park Ward

SOLD $297,000

Estimate

$350,000 - $450,000

Chassis

BC3LCH

Engine

BC3C

Car Highlights

Single Family Ownership Since New

One of About 24 Left-Hand-Drive Examples Built

Elegant and Sporting Color Combination

Never Before Offered for Public Sale

Among the Most Elegant and Exclusive Bentleys of the Postwar Era

Technical Specs

4,887 CC 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 Springs with Electrically Controlled Piston-Type Dampers

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