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1953 Bentley R Type Drophead #18491 For Sale

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Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
Model R Type
  R-Type Drophead
Year 1953
Country USA
Region International
Telephone 001 718 545 0500
Status Trade
Date 26-Jul-2020
Ref C1168593
1953 Bentley R Type Drophead in British Racing Green with Beige leather interior. Coach work by Park Ward Engine, 6 cylinder, overhead inlet, side exhaust valve, twin SU carburetors,a 4566 cc. Gearbox 4 speed synchromesh. Brakes, hydro-mechanical servo assisted. Suspension, independent front, semi-elliptic rear with adjustable dampers. Only 2320 of these cars built post war came with custom coach work. And of those a rare minority were dropheads.The R Type is an excellent driver's car with superbly refined engine and precise right hand gear change. It has a power operated hood ( with valve key ) and push button radio with twin speakers, as well as small door crests. Could use a paint job. Chassis # B187 SP Engine # B343 S For only $135,000
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