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1997 Bentley Continental T For Sale by Auction

To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM Sothebys' Amelia Island event, 6 - 7 March 2020. Estimate:$90,000 - $100,000 One of only 217 examples built in LHDLess than 13,000 miles from new Harkening back to the era of the Bentley Boys, Bentley introduced the Continental T for the 1996 model year. The development team took the standard car, which had been styled by John Heffernan and Ken Greenley—whose pedigree included the Aston Martin Virage—and shortened it by four inches to improve handling.Road & Track magazine described the Continental T as “totally over the top.” It was defined by flared wheel arches fitted with 18-inch wheels, giving the car a menacing stance. With 400 bhp on tap, acceleration from a standstill to 62 mph was quoted as six seconds flat, leading to a top speed of 155 mph. Among the buyers were Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell and an Arab crown prince. Another commissioned his own book about the car.Finished in Black over a two-tone beige interior, this tasteful example presents beautifully throughout. Arriving in the United States in late 1997, this Bentley Continental T was sold new to its first owner in Georgia and remained there until at least 2003. Afterwards, the car passed through subsequent owners in New York and Iowa before being purchased by its current owner in 2016 and exported to Switzerland. With its current owner, it has been driven sparingly and been well preserved. Quickly becoming well regarded as a modern classic, these cars have proven to be excellent grand tourers, and this example surely won’t disappoint.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/am20.
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1939 Bentley 1939 Bentley 4.25MX chassis series with Embiricos style body For Sale £797,500
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1961 Bentley 1961 Bentley S2 Continental Drophead Coupe Adaptation For Sale £675,000
1928 Bentley 1928 BENTLEY 6 1/2 litre Tourer For Sale £659,995
1953 Bentley 1953 Bentley 6.5 Litre Supercharged Petersen Racer For Sale £630,000
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1929 Bentley 1929 Bentley 4½-Litre (5.3) Supercharged Tourer Recreation For Sale £620,000
1924 Bentley 1924 Bentley 3/5 litre Lemans Style For Sale £550,000
1956 Bentley 1956 BENTLEY S1 CONTINENTAL FASTBACK // IMPECCABLE HISTORY For Sale £524,995
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1927 Bentley 1927 Bentley 4 ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer For Sale £450,000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley Continental S1 Coupe by Park-Ward For Sale £440,000
1959 Bentley 1959 Bentley S1 Continental Coupe by Park Ward For Sale £425,000
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1961 Bentley 1961 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL MULLINER 2 DR - CONCOURS RESTORATION For Sale £395,000
1958 Bentley 1958 Bentley S1 Continental H. J. Mulliner Fastback For Sale £395,000
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