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1955 Bentley R-Type Sports Coupe Vehicle Profile

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type photograph

1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type1955 Bentley R-Type
The R-Type was an improvement on Bentley's popular MK VI standard saloon, and was produced from 1952 until 1955. It has an elongated trunk which allowed for more sweeping lines. This car was originally supplied to the 14th Duke of Hamilton, and remained in his possession until 1973.


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1955 Bentley R-Type Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Bentley R-Type Saloon
Chassis#: B116ZY
Sold for USD$20,250
  2019 H & H - Pavilion Gardens Buxton
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Saloon
Sold for USD$24,750
  2017 H & H Auctions - Duxford Motor Car Auction
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC56D
Sold for USD$1,080,124
  2017 RM Sothebys : London
 
1955 Bentley R-Type (Standard Steel Saloon)
Chassis#: B206ZY
Sold for USD$38,813
  2016 Historics at Brookland
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
Chassis#: BC67LD
Sold for USD$1,017,500
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Scottsdale Auction
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC67LD
Sold for USD$1,127,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : The Andrews Collection
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC7E
Sold for USD$579,397
  2011 RM Auctions - Salon Privé
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
Chassis#: BC16LD
Sold for USD$770,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - The Amelia Island Auction
1955 Bentley R-Type 4½-Litre Saloon
Chassis#: B96ZY
Sold for USD$47,727
  2010 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1955 BENTLEY R-TYPE SALOON 4 DOOR SEDAN
Sold for USD$35,200
  2007 Barrett-Jackson - Palm Beach 2007
 
1955 Bentley R-Type Fastback
Chassis#: BC7E
Sold for USD$406,742
  2006 Coys Auction - True Greats
 
1955 Bentley R Type Continental Fastback by H.J Mulliner
Chassis#: BC7E
Sold for USD$277,426
  2006 Coys Auction -Grandes Marques - Maastricht
 
1955 Bentley ‘R' Type 4,566cc Standard Steel Saloon
Chassis#: B63ZX
Sold for USD$74,677
  2004 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars & Automobilia
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1955 Bentley R-Type's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Bentley R-Type SaloonB116ZY2019 H & H Classics Imperial War Museum, Duxford $18,000$22,000
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental 4.9-Litre CoupéBC9LE2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais   
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Sports Saloon by FranayBC21D2015 RM Auctions Paris $660,000$720,000
1955 Bentley R-Type ContinentalBC72D2011 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars & Motorcycles $530,000$600,000
1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Coupe by FranayBC.9.LE2011 RM Auctions Villa d'Este$475,000$590,000$750,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1952 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Abbotts of Farnham
Chassis Num: B18RT
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Abbotts of Farnham
Chassis Num: B2RT
Engine Num: B1R

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1952 Continental Sports Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC26A

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Drophead Victoria
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Chassis Num: B-157-TO B-78 T
Engine Num: B 006157

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Freestone & Webb
Chassis Num: B121SP
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Chassis Num: B157UL

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Chassis Num: B84T
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: B9T0

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC16LA
Engine Num: BCA15
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC20A
Engine Num: BCA19

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC25A
Engine Num: BCA24
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1953 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC9C

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Sport Saloon
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Sport Saloon
Coachbuilder: James Young

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Fastback Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: B132LTN

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: BC29D
Engine Num: BED28
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Fastback Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC2LD

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Continental Fastback
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC35LC
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC38LC

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: BC51LC
Engine Num: BCC50
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Fastback Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC62LC

Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: BC63LC
Chassis information for the Bentley R Type
1954 Fastback Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC66LC
Engine Num: BCC65

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1955 Continental Fastback
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1955 Continental Fastback
Coachbuilder: Mulliner

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1955 Sports Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1955 Continental Fastback
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC16LD

Chassis information for the Bentley R-Type
1955 Continental Fastback
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC16LD

1955 Bentley R-Type

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