1969 Bentley S2

Continental Flying Spur

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1969
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Grey
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Automatik
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: 693BYV Chassis Number: BC63AR
Using an aluminium 6,230cc V8 engine in place of the old 4,887cc six cylinder unit which had been phased out in 1959, the S2 model was developed from the Bentley S1 on the same chassis. Automatic transmission, power steering and servo brakes combined to make a superb grand touring car. Despite the increasing trend of the factory towards body standardisation, a number of bespoke designs were produced by the few remaining coachbuilders. One of the most successful and highly regarded of these body styles, which lasted throughout the three S series, was the four-door Flying Spur by H J Mulliner. This six light design must count as one of the most handsome large saloons ever produced. The S2 is especially significant in really being the final opportunity for coachbuilders to sho