1959 Bentley S1

Drophead Coupe by HJ Mulliner

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1959
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver Grey
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £140,000 - £160,000
Registration Number: XXA 262
Chassis Number: B20HA
To many connoisseurs the Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars of the Fifties and early Sixties were the last to display the traditional craftsmanship which Rolls-Royce had made their own. Their separate chassis allowed an uncommon elegance of coachwork design, either by the Crewe factory itself or by independent coachbuilders such as H.J. Mulliner, Park Ward and James Young; the unitary construction of body and chassis of all subsequent models all but ended such a traditional association.
Manufactured on the 4th September 1959, B20HA is one of just two convertibles styled to body design number 7492 by H.J. Mulliner.
A very late production example, B20HA was delivered to the celebrated tycoon Sir Bernard Docker, Chairman of BSA, in September 1959 through the fine old firm of Car Mart Ltd. B20HA was gener