Historics Classic and Sportscar Auctions Ltd   (Iver, Buckinghamshire)
01753468574
Bentley Continental
£32,000
Auto
Automatic
transmission
Reg: L391SUM
registration
66,001 Miles
mileage
Convertible
body style
fuel type
2 Doors
doors
GREEN
colour
1993
year
£32,000
price
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Bentley Continental R Auto for £32,000

Description
This car is in auction with Historics auctioneers. The auction is LIVE now and the price is an auction estimate. All bidding takes place on Historics (see below for web address details), plus you will find further text, photos/video fully illustrating the car. Since 1921, the Bentley name has remained synonymous with prestige, performance and luxury. The 'Continental' designation recalls the Bentley Continental of the post-war period. The 'R' resonates to the R-Type Bentleys from the 1950s as well as the Turbo R of the 1980s. Bentley's 1980s resurgence relied exclusively on models whose basic architecture was shared with other Rolls-Royce models however; the Bentley Continental R was unique to the Bentley marque. Despite the need to incorporate non-traditional features such as doors recessed into the roof, the result looked every bit a Bentley, albeit one restated for the 1990s. Needless to say, the performance was outstanding, the combination of the Turbo R engine in the new wind-cheating shape cutting the 0-60mph time to under six seconds and boosting a top speed in excess of 150mph.This 1993 registered Continental R is finished in British Racing Green with a contrasting Parchment interior piped in Spruce Green and with Spruce Green carpets. The dark walnut facia, waist rails and centre console are synonymous with such a luxury marque. Aesthetically, a Continental R is a beautiful design, but this example is further enhanced by the fitment of a chrome radiator grille and matrix. The car is supplied with a V5 registration document, a current MoT test certificate valid until October 2021 and a service history substantiating the low mileage. Within the history file is evidence of recent expenditure of circa 16,000 and proof of a maintenance regardless of cost philosophy including invoices for a full brake overhaul and servicing. A privately owned example which is garaged when not in use and fastidiously cared for, this represents excellent value in comparison to the price when new. To drive a Continental R is a memorable experience; this car represents an opportunity to acquire an extremely fine example of a superb motorcar.