1960 Bentley S2

Continental Flying Spur

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1960
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Schiebedach
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: GL 710-117
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
The advent of the Bentley Continental with modern styling made the contemporary R-Type look distinctly dated. Something beyond a facelift was required. The resulting S-Type was launched in 1955 to much acclaim, the standard Park Ward body being much greater in size and grandeur compared to the preceding car. The S2 Continental was developed from the S1 on the same chassis and using the aluminium 6 1/4 litre V8 engine in place of the old 6 cylinder 4,887cc unit, made a superb grand touring car.
A number of bespoke designs were produced by the few remaining coachbuilders. One of the most successful and highly regarded of these body styles was the Flying Spur by H J Mulliner. This six light design must count as one of the most handsome