1958 Bentley Continental S1
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The S1 Continental was designed for drivers in search of high-speed touring. The body is completely aluminum paneled for light weight. The inline six-cylinder 4.9-liter engine develops 178 horsepower and is coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. Top speed is listed at 120 mph, and Bentley claimed the Continental S1 as the fastest four-seat coupe in the world.
This newly restored example is adorned in a two-tone paint combination of antelope over garnet that underlines the elegant design of this coach-built Bentley. The sumptuous rose beige leather seats are piped in contrasting deep burgundy. The wooden dashboard and door caps are finished in finely detailed wood veneer.
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