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1953 BENTLEY R TYPE FASTBACK CONTINENTAL COUPE - £485,000

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1953 Bentley R type Fastback CoupeChassis number: B44ZYRegistration Number: PXL965A physical car ready for immediate delivery.Just completed with 30 miles covered. This car is absolutely as brand new & in simply perfect condition. The car is finished in the darkest shade of metallic blue: Bentley Black Sapphire which appears almost black in some lights. To the interior has cream/mushroom Muirhead Savannah leather to the seats & door cars along with traditional burr walnut to the dash board & door tops. This car is a 4 speed automatic example with a long continental rear axle giving very long legged performance. A set of bespoke luggage is currently being made for the car. The headling is a mid blue alcantara.Constructed & coachbuilt as a bespoke body & options on an original Bentley R type chassis used as a donor car; This modern interpretation is in effect a brand new Bentley Fastback being delivered 65 years late. Every nut bolt bearing & component has been remanufactured to as new.Traditional coachbuilding techniques are employed producing the aluminium body, all panels are produced on an English wheel and checked on a traditional buck. Whilst the body is being completed the chassis is disassembled & rebuilt to brand new. The engine is rebuilt to as new & a free flow exhaust fitted considerably uprating the perfomance. The rear axle is also upgraded to continental specification allowing for very relaxed cruising at modern motorway speeds.Full Technical Spec may be seen on the Bensport web site at: https://bensportltd.co.uk/commissionhttps://bensportltd.co.uk/technicalSpecification for this car:Body Hand built aluminium two door fastback body. Centre opening bonnet with inset louve panels. Fuel fillers Le Mans styleOriginal wheels with original style wheel trims. Stainless steel and aluminium front grille set into cowl. Chromed brass window frames. Mechanical Standard, original and unmodified Bentley R-Type chassis fully restored to the highest standard in house. Engine capacity increased to 4.9 Litres and fitted with lightweight Omega pistons.Higher than original 3.07:1 "Continental" axle ratio. This gives a cruise of 80mph at around 3000rpm. Automatic gearbox.Lightweight aluminium fuel tank. Aluminium high efficiency radiator. Fully operational original B?ur chassis lubrication system. Avon Turbosteel tyres.Stainless steel exhaust system.Electrics Power steering and a reduced size 16 inch steering wheel.Alternator charging system. Original points ignition. Electric windows. Heated rear window. Electronic instruments including Speedo, Rev counter (red lined as per Continental spec at 4,300 RPM), oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge, fuel gauge, clock. 17" Electric cooling fan. Two speed self-park wipers. Twin Lucas windtone horns. Trim and interior Air conditioning.Sound systemLambs skin rugs in front footwellsCall Richard Biddulph. Mobile ++44 (0) 7967 260673Simone Della Corte Mobile ++44 (0) 7377070943 Si Parla ItalianoUK & Italian sales.Mike Kliebenstein 0049 170 2043831 Deutsch GesprochenGeman, Austrian Swiss & Southern European sales.Jan Kurty 07872 932675 hovori cesky, slovensky, polskyEastern Europe Sales.Vintage & Prestige of Northampton Ltd.richard@vandp.netwww.vandp.netShowroom:2 Ryehill Ct, Lodge Farm Industrial Estate, Northampton NN5 7UAViewings & Visits Strictly by appointment only please. We have on site long term storage for over 200 cars with 24 hour security & covered trailer delivery to customers anywhere in Europe.

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  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 MANUAL
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
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