Bentley R-Type Continental 

  • 1955
  • 4.9L
 
A 4-speed manual transmission was standard with a 4-speed automatic optional.
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The R-Type was the second series of post-war Bentley automobile, replacing the Mark VI.
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Data points Key details of the Bentley R-Type Continental

Number built

R-Type Continental
207 cars
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Engine size

R-Type Continental
4,887 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
GT 86
2,000 cc

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The Continental had a larger bore of 94.62 mm (3.7 in) for a total displacement of 4.9 L (4887 cc/298 in).
The front of the saloon model was identical to the Mark VI, but many had custom coachwork.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bentley
Year 1955
Highest auction price 1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback by H.J. Mulliner, $555k, June 2011
Number built 207 cars

engine

Displacement 4,887 cc
Fuels Gas

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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