1999 Bentley Continental

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1999
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 8th August 2009
Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 7th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Telephone number from 6 - 8 August: +49 (0) 2691 932 62 90
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: SCBZB6E1XCX63141
The Bentley Continental R was a large and expensive luxury coupé made for a limited period from 1991 to 2002. An enthusiastic reception from the motor show it was showcased at led the company to develop the vehicle for production as the Continental R. Based on the Bentley Turbo R floor pan, an aerodynamically shaped coupé body was styled. The "Continental” designation recalls the Bentley Continental of the post-war period. The car’s body, styled by John Heffernan and Ken Greenley, was a departure for the marque. It had a slight curvature in stark contrast to the flat-sided Rolls-Royce and Bentley vehicles of the time. Its 0.73 coefficient of drag was a large i