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1953 Bentley R-Type Drophead # 18491 (1953)

USA | | Astoria
$135,000
Make: Bentley
Model: R Type
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Year: 1953
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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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