1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner
Estimate: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000
Chassis: BC5A
✱ Please note that this lot is UK registered and has a DVLA-issued V5C.

A Definitive Example of the Iconic R-Type Continental Fastback
Delivered New to Influential American Racing Driver Charles Moran Jr.
Early Production A-Series Model with Factory-Upgraded 4.9-Litre Engine
Formerly Part of the Famed Charles Noble Bentley Collection
Featured in the Authoritative Book Bentley Continental Sports Saloon

4,887 CC F-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Twin SU H6 Carburetors
Estimated 172 BHP at 4,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Front Independent Coil-Spring Suspension
Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers


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