1961 Bentley S2

Drophead Coupe by HJ Mulliner - 1 of 8

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1961
  • Automobiltyp 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Elektrische Fensterheber
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    RHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Shell Grey
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leather
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Automatic
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: 7 FGT Chassis Number: B402CU
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. There were three phases of this model resulting in the final S3 series and a number of mechanical changes were introduced over this period.
The S2 Continental was developed from the S1 on the same chassis, using the aluminium 6¼ litre V8 engine in place of the old 6 cylinder 4,887cc unit which had been phased out in 1959. Automatic transmission, power steering and servo brakes combined to make a superb grand touring car. The S2 is especially significant in really being the final opportunity for coachbuilders