For Sale: 1953 Bentley R Type in Astoria, New York

$135,000

Vehicle Description

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

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-558384
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Bentley
  • Model:R Type
  • Exterior Color:Green
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:18491
  • VIN:18491