1952 Bentley Bentley R-Type Continental Lightweight FastbackSOLD
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Fully Restored to the Highest Standard. Large 4.9 litre engine. Type A Chassis. Lightweight. Circassian Blue with Valentine Grey Leather.

Reference Number 11886

as of 7/30/2007

Overview
Car 1952 Bentley Bentley R-Type Continental Lightweight Fastback
VIN BC14LA 
Registration California (Current through 2008) 
Condition Pristine 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Manual Shift 
Options Interior: Leather interior 
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Known History

1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

~Chassis #BC14LA

~Series "A" Lightweight

~Alloy body

~Large 4.9 litre motor

~Second LHD built

~Fully restored to the highest standard. Superb Condition!

~Color exterior: Circassian Blue (stunning!)

~ Color interior: Valentine Grey interior leather

~Special instrumentation: Bulova altimeter & Twin Jaeger Chronograph 8 day Sport Clocks

~Coachwork: H. J Mulliner

~Body Type: Fastback

~Body No: 5476

~Restoration History: Fully restored. Show condition. After having received a full restoration when owned by Chip Connor, there are additional records from Paul Russell & Company showing some 500+ hours of work, sorting and maintenance.

~The Bentley Continental R-Type in period was the world's most expensive production car built, capable of 120 mph, an amazing speed at the time and well worthy today.

~Column shift (more desirable)

~Lightweight curved bumpers

~Has the later large Factory 4.9 litre engine

~Fender skirts

~Full tools