1956 Bentley S1 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1955 - 1959
Coach Work : Park Ward & Co., Mulliner, Hooper
Weight : 4140 lbs | 1877.872 kg

Performance

1/4 Mile : 18.85 seconds.
Top Speed : 191 km/h | 118.707 mph

Power

Straight 6 | Rolls-Royce engine. . . | L-Head
Displacement : 4887 cc | 298.2 cu in. | 4.9 L.
Power : 177 HP (130.272 KW)
Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 4.5 in | 114 mm.
Compression : 8.10:1
Main Bearings : 7
Valvetrain : 12 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
2 SU carburetors
Transmission:
3 Automatic , 4 Automatic

Production Figures

1956 Bentley S1
Sports Saloons (by Hooper) : 6

Dimensions

Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Drophead Coupe
Coach Work : Mulliner
Weight : 4140 lbs | 1877.872 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Coupe
Coach Work : Park Ward & Co.
Weight : 4140 lbs | 1877.872 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Sports Saloon
Coach Work : Hooper
Weight : 4140 lbs | 1877.872 kg
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Sports Saloon
Coach Work : Mulliner
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Continental Cabriolet
Body Designer : Graber
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 210.0 in | 5334 mm.
Width : 71.5 in | 1816 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Coil springs

Rear : Semi-elliptic leaf springs

1956 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,050
Avg. Household Income : $4,450
Avg. Home : $11,700
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.22

The 1956 Bentley S1 measures 71.50 inches in width, 210.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 123.00 inches.

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