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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