1955
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  • Bentley R-Type
    Continental Franay

    • Last Continental R-Type Chassis
    • One-Off built by Franay and finished by Chapron
    • Displayed at the Paris Autoshow 1955
    Colour Black
    Interior Leather bisquit
    Type Sports car/Coupe
    Gearbox Manual shift
    Drive Left
    Location Berlin

    Description:

    The Bentley Continental R-Type is a 2-door, 4-seat coupe that was only built 207 times from 1952 to 1955. It was a special model of the R-Type and was considered the fastest 4-seater of its time! The R-Type was also the last real Bentley that was technically and stylistically different from the RR models. With the Bentley S1 introduced immediately afterwards, there were almost no more differences to the RR Silver Cloud 1.

    This body version of the Continental R-Type is considered by connoisseurs to be one of the most beautiful and exciting variants. This car is a one-offit was made by the well known french  coachbuilder Franay in Paris; Franay died before completion and the very famous coachbuilder Henry Chapron completed the car! This is also the last chassis built from the Continental R-Type! First registration on May 28, 1955 in Paris. All owners until now are known. This vehicle was also an exhibit at the 1955 Paris Motor Show! Invoices and appraisals are available.

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    Description:

    The Bentley Continental R-Type is a 2-door, 4-seat coupe that was only built 207 times from 1952 to 1955. It was a special model of the R-Type and was considered the fastest 4-seater of its time! The R-Type was also the last real Bentley that was technically and stylistically different from the RR models. With the Bentley S1 introduced immediately afterwards, there were almost no more differences to the RR Silver Cloud 1.

    This body version of the Continental R-Type is considered by connoisseurs to be one of the most beautiful and exciting variants. This car is a one-offit was made by the well known french  coachbuilder Franay in Paris; Franay died before completion and the very famous coachbuilder Henry Chapron completed the car! This is also the last chassis built from the Continental R-Type! First registration on May 28, 1955 in Paris. All owners until now are known. This vehicle was also an exhibit at the 1955 Paris Motor Show! Invoices and appraisals are available.

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