1965 Bentley S3

Continental Flying Spur

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1965
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • 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: £80,000 - £100,000
Registration Number: GYV 213C
Chassis Number: BC106XE
Very few of the great English coachbuilding companies survived long after the Second World War; the workforce had been scattered, materials were scarce, and of course high taxation deterred many of the traditional clients. Prominent among the survivors were H J Mulliner and Park Ward, both of which built up very strong ties with Rolls-Royce and Bentley to cater for the remaining customers who wanted and could afford a premium coachbuilt car in the old tradition.
Special coachwork was offered not only on the Bentley S-Type Continental, which had no standard body, but also on the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud chassis too. The last of these cars were delivered in 1966, when the new Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and Bentley T-series were already available. Like earlier Continentals, the sportier S3 bodywor