1953 Bentley R Type

Continental Fastback Manual

Summary

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

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

158bhp, 4,566 cc inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with wishbones, coil springs and an anti-roll bar, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 120" (3,048mm)

With World War II barely over, Rolls-Royce’s Managing Director, Arthur Sidgreaves, was quick to overhaul production methods for the company’s two automobile products, R