1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur Saloon / BC96LBY Chassis Information

1961 Bentley S2 photograph

1961 Bentley S2 photograph

1961 Bentley S2 photograph

1961 Bentley S2 photograph

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Continental Flying Spur Saloon
Coachwork: Mulliner
Chassis #: BC96LBY
High bid of $120,000 at 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey. (did not sell)
Most of the Bentley S series models featured the standard steel saloon body, with a few receiving light alloy Continental coachwork from Mulliner Park Ward. In this guise, the cars had lighter weight and a reduced frontal area permitting higher speeds. To cope with this speed, larger brakes were fitted.

This example is a well-documented three-owner car that has traveled less than 48,000 miles from new. The engine is a 6230cc V8 unit offering 200 horsepower and mated to an automatic gearbox. The second owner retained the car from 1968 until 2005.

The car has been well maintained, given a recent mechanical service, and comes with a full tool set, jack, build sheet, and a complete set of books. It is a rust-free example and was recently repainted with the chrome-work recently redone.

In 2009, this Bentley Continental S2 Mulliner Park Ward Convertible was offered for sale at the Sports & Classics of Monterey auction in Monterey, California presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $175,000-$225,000. The lot was sold for the sum of $120,000 including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2009

2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$175,000-$225,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
$120,000

2018 1
2017 2
2016 2
2015 2
2014 4
2013 4
2012 1
2011 1
2010 1
2009 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$282,268$282,2681
2017$129,968$235,1862
2016$135,928$232,6242
2015$219,540$282,2532
2014$113,367$297,0004
2013$72,110$196,7974
2012$12,995$12,9951
2011$29,000$29,0001
2010$31,803$31,8031
2009$109,184$145,2002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1961 sales)
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports Saloon
Chassis#: BC15CZ
Sold for $282,268
  2018 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1961 Bentley S2 Standard Saloon
Chassis#: B368BS
Sold for $24,750
  2017 Silverstone - Classic
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur Saloon
Chassis#: BC18CZ
Sold for $235,186
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC49BY
Sold for $232,624
  2016 RM Sotheby's : London Sale
 
1961 Bentley S2 Saloon
Chassis#: B373DV
Sold for $39,231
  2016 Historics at Brookland
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports Saloon
Chassis#: BC 20 CZ
Sold for $282,253
  2015 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental 'Flying Spur' by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC47LBY
Sold for $156,826
  2015 Silverstone Auction - Classic Cars
 
1961 Bentley S2 Saloon
Chassis#: B435DV
Sold for $8,400
  2014 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1961 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL DROPHEAD COUPÉ
Chassis#: BC6CZ
Sold for $117,068
  2014 The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1961 Bentley S2 Salon
Sold for $31,000
  2014 Leake Auction : Oklahoma City
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental 'Flying Spur' by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC102LAR
Sold for $297,000
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1961 Bentley S2 image  1961 Bentley S2 image  
1961 Bentley S2 Saloon
Chassis#: B564CU
Sold for $24,049
  2013 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports Saloon
Chassis#: BC25BY
Sold for $196,797
  2013 Bonhams - The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1961 Bentley S2 Sedan
Chassis#: B350 LBS
Sold for $41,800
  2013 Bonhams - Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance
 
1961 BENTLEY S2 - no reserve
Sold for $25,794
  2013 ARTCURIAL MOTORCARS À RÉTROMOBILE
 
1961 Bentley S2 Saloon
Chassis#: B724CU
Sold for $12,995
  2012 H & H Auctions - Rockingham Castle
 
1961 Bentley Sport 52 4-Door Sedan
Sold for $29,000
  2011 Mecum Auctions - Kissimmee, FL Auction
 
1961 Bentley S2 Saloon
Chassis#: B700CU
Sold for $31,803
  2010 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur
Chassis#: BC90CZ
Sold for $73,168
  2009 Coys Auction - Spirit of Motoring Ascot
 
1961 Bentley S2 Continental DHC Convertible By Park Ward
Chassis#: BC53LBY
Sold for $145,200
  2009 Russo and Steele - Monterey 2009
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1961 Bentley S2's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Drophead CoupéBC1CZ2019 Bonhams : Goodwood Members Meeting $150,000$180,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports SaloonBC15CZ2018 Bonhams : London Olympia $230,000$260,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying SpurBC5LBY2018 Bonhams : Scottsdale $175,000$250,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Sports SaloonBC15CZ2017 Bonhams : London Olympia $220,000$260,000
1961 Bentley S2 ContinentalBC41LBY2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Pacific Grove Auction $290,000$340,000
1961 Bentley S2 Chinese EyeBC678Y2016 Barons Connoisseurs Classic Car Collection   
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying SpurBC48CZ2016 H & H Auctions Imperial War MuseumDuxford   
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur Sports SaloonBC48CZ2015 Bonhams : Bond Street Motor Car Sale $110,000$130,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur (Ex-Bernie Ecclestone)BC48CZ2015 Historics at Brookland $110,000$130,000
1961 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL DROP HEADBC53LBY2014 Mecum Monterey $200,000$235,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Drop Head CoupeBC32LCZ2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl $200,000$250,000
1961 Bentley S2 2011 Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction$21,000  
1961 Bentley SII Drophead Coupe Adaptation by HJ MullinerB402CU2011 Coys Auction Blenheim Palace $125,000$150,000
1961 Bentley S2 Continental Drophead CoupeBC86BY2011 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars & Motorcycles $200,000$250,000
1961 Bentley S2BC96LBY2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$120,000$175,000$225,000
1961 Bentley S2BC32LCZ2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$130,000$175,000$225,000
1961 BENTLEY S-2 SEDAN 2009 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions February 2009$13,500  
1961 BENTLEY S-2 SILVER CLOUD FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2003 Kruse Auctions Las Vegas, NV$0  
1961 BENTLEY S-2 SILVER CLOUD FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2003 Kruse Auctions Las Vegas, NV   

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Saloon
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Flying Spur Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Flying Spur Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Flying Spur Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Bentley S21960 LWB Shooting Brake
Coachbuilder: Wendler
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: BC108LAR
Engine Num: A107BC
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1960 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: BC54LAR
Engine Num: P4055
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Continental Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Continental Flying Spur Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC102LAR
Engine Num: A101BC
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Continental Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: BC32LCZ
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Continental Saloon
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis Num: BC41LBY
Chassis information for the Bentley S21961 Continental Flying Spur Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC96LBY
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1962 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1962 Drophead Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1962 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1962 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC122LCZ
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Continental1962 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: BC60LCZ
Engine Num: C59BC
Chassis information for the Bentley S2 Mulliner1963 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: B55 4CU


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