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£34,950 As stated

Price £34,950As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
Model R Type
Year 1954
Mileage 350 Miles
Country United Kingdom
Region Buckinghamshire
Status Trade
Ref C1283839
The standard steel Bentley’s were one of the best car propositions available in the 1950s.
With its smooth 6 cylinder engine and easy to use gearbox they were very popular with owner-drivers and chauffeurs alike.
If you didn’t want the standard bodywork Bentley would supply you a chassis built car so you could select your own coachbuilder who would build you a bespoke version much like in the prewar era.
Freestone and Webb based in Eastbourne were one of the popular ones and they only built 9 examples of the R type with only 2 of these now remaining in the UK.
With only 3 owners this stunning car has been continuously maintained including a thorough restoration in the late 1980s.
The history file is comprehensive with original build details, old v5s, all service invoices and she was even featured in The Bentley R type bible by Bernard King.
On the road, you feel that she is capable of cruising anywhere and any distance with a build quality just not available nowadays these coach-built cars are very rare and a very good investment opportunity compared to standard steel-bodied cars.
Supplied fully inspected, serviced with 12 months warranty.
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