Lot 9

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1958 Bentley S1 Continental Saloon

Coachwork by James Young & Co.

SOLD $258,500

Estimate

$300,000 - $400,000

Chassis

BC23LEL

Engine

BC.22.E

Car Highlights

One of Just Three Left-Hand-Drive James Young-Designed CT29 Examples Produced

Only Known Example in Existence Today

Impeccably Maintained Concours-Level Vantage Motorworks Restoration

Striking Colors Based on Original Factory-Available Livery

Consistent, Multiple-Award Winner from 1996 Through 2005

The Definitive Bespoke High-Performance Luxury Motorcar of Its Era

Complete with Original Literature, Tools, and Travel Kit

Technical Specs

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

Twin SU Carburetors

Power Undisclosed (178 BHP estimated)

4-Speed GM Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission

Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Front and Mechanical Rear Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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