HIGHLIGHTS: Gorgeous rare 1954 Bentley R-Type! With classic Crewe
styling and loaded with options, this Bentley would be an excellent
choice for any Rolls-Royce/Bentley connoisseur looking to expand on
BODY OVERVIEW: This Bentley has been under the same ownership for
the last 30 years, and has been restored, repaired, and maintained
during that time. The body is straight and all the gorgeous body
lines really stand out!
PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: Though this car is certainly not wearing
its original paint, the current paint is an older repaint and is
showing some age. Though it still has a nice shine to it, there are
scratches throughout. A good buffing should go a long way!
INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: The interior was restored along with
the rest of the car many years ago, and the interior wood was
recently refinished. If you are familiar with these cars, you know
the cost of having interior wood repaired and replaced! The seats
are in nice condition, and the rear sunshade is functioning
MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: Under the hood, this car really shines! It has
been kept original-style, and the engine itself simply looks
classy. The factory flashlight is still in place on the firewall,
and the engine bay as a whole is very clean. It fires right up, and
runs as quiet as a mouse!
WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: This is a 1954 Bentley R-Type.
What's not to love?
WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: The color combination is not
for everyone, but we think it looks great on this car.
DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? This Bentley is an older restoration that
has seen use over the years, including being transported to Dubai
on more than one occasion for car shows. It could use a few tweaks,
such as having the radio and semaphore signals repaired, but
overall it is in very respectable condition for a car of this
WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? This car appeals to anyone
looking to add a special something to their collection, or even to
someone looking to get into classic Bentley ownership for the first
time. Whether you're looking for a Bentley to enjoy on the
weekends, or to take to the absolute next level restoration-wise,
this car could be your pick!
Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704)
663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning N/A
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals NO
Emergency Brake YES
Keys - Door, Ignition & Trunk YES
Runs & Drives YES
TITLE STATUS: CLEAN NC TITLE; title states 'ROLL' as vehicle
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