Bentley S2 Continental 

  • 1959-1962
  • 6.2L
 
In 1959 Bentley upgraded their flagship chassis to the 6¾-liter V8 including the S2 Continental which was intended as a driver's car for more sporting coachwork.
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The open Drophead Coupé by Park Ward was new to the Bentley line.
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Data points Key details of the Bentley S2 Continental

Number built

S2 Continental
388 cars
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4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Engine size

S2 Continental
6,230 cc
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2,000 cc
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3,500 cc

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Bentley S2 Continental

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In 1959 Bentley upgraded their flagship chassis to the 6¾-liter V8 including the S2 Continental which was intended as a driver's car for more sporting coachwork.
For the most part the Continental line was limited to coupes and cabriolets with one exception being the four-door Flying Spur.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bentley
Type of car Production car
Year 1959-1962
Number built 388 cars

engine

Displacement 6,230 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 4.1 in / 3.6 in

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 123 in

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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