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1996 Bentley Continental R

Description

 

Bentley’s 1980s resurgence had hitherto relied exclusively on models whose basic architecture was shared with other Rolls-Royce products; but on display at Geneva in 1985 was Project 90, a mocked-up coupé intended to gauge public response to the idea of a high-performance car unique to Bentley. When the real thing – the Bentley Continental R – was unveiled six years later, the waiting crowd burst into spontaneous applause. Styled with the assistance of consultants International Automotive Design, the Continental R benefited from computer-aided design and wind tunnel testing in the creation of its sleekly streamlined shape.

 

Finished in special order ivory with a black leather interior, this wonderful low mileage example was delivered new to Holland, highly specified with the Continental T standard of trim. Over the years the Bentley has covered a very low mileage, with only c. 30,000 kilometres recorded from new, supported by a full book pack with the relevant documents. Your chance to own the fastest, most luxurious and most powerful Bentley of its day, and one of the nicest on offer anywhere.

Sold For £42,750

Auction Blenheim Palace
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lot details

Lot Number 373
Registration Number UK Registered
Chassis Number TBA
Year 1996
Make Bentley
Model Continental R


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