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1958 Bentley S1 Continental Fastback For Sale

As stated

Price As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
Model S1
Year 1958
Country United Kingdom
Region Leicestershire
Status Trade
  12-May-2021
Ref C1194662
1958 Bentley S1 Continental Fastback which has been modified to race / rally specification by the well-respected specialists Padgett and Sons at no expense spared, body off, nut & bolt restoration and rechrome.

Chassis BC49AF is an early example of the new S1 Continental range. As this is an early car, it would have been supplied with the smaller carburettors 13/ 4 inlet valves and a single circuit braking systems. Supplied new in January 1956 to a successful Transport Operator based in North West England, the car comes with extensive details of the Padgett and Sons at no expense spared, body off, nut & bolt restoration and rechrome.

In terms of upgrades it has had:
Triple carburettors
Gas flowed head
Period chrome pan air filters (insufficient space to fit Padgett’s normal air box)
Tuned exhaust
Electronic ignition
Uprated & rebuilt autobox
Modern aircon (discreetly done)
Modern HiFi (hidden)
Discrete row of bonnet louvre near bulkhead
Electric fan
Correct diff
High level brake light


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