1953 Bentley R Type

Continental Fastback, LHD

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Other

Description

To be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM’s Monterey event, August 17-18, 2012. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Monterey . Chassis No. BC16LA Estimate: $900,000 - $1,100,000 US 178 bhp, 4,887 cc, inlet-over-exhaust, six-cylinder engine, two SU carburetors, four-speed manual gearbox, independent wishbone front suspension with coil springs and anti-roll bar, rear live axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel mechanical servo braking system with hydraulic front and mechanical rear. Wheelbase 120 .