<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN

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Lot 47
1992 Bentley Continental R
Coachwork by Mulliner Park Ward

US$ 50,000 - 75,000
£ 37,000 - 56,000
To be sold without reserve
Amended

Quail Motorcar Auction

14 Aug 2020, 11:00 PDT

Los Angeles

1992 Bentley Continental R
Coachwork by Mulliner Park Ward

VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019
Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN

6,750cc OHV Turbocharged V8 Engine
Bosch Motronic Fuel Injection
325bhp at 4,000rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Ventilated Disc Brakes

*Delivered new to Monte Carlo and retained there in singular ownership for decades
*Highly-original and preserved example with just 79,500 kilometers (49,400 miles) from new
*Accompanied by comprehensive factory records, receipts and owner's manual
*Landmark contemporary Bentley of the famed Continental model line


Previewing at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California by appointment. Please contact [email protected] for scheduling.


THE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL R

Bentley's 1980s resurgence had hitherto relied exclusively on models whose basic architecture was shared with other Rolls-Royce products, but on display at Geneva in '85 was 'Project 90', a prototype Coupe intended to gauge public response to the idea of a high-performance car unique to Bentley. When the real thing - the Bentley Continental R - was unveiled six years later, the waiting crowd burst into spontaneous applause. Styled with the assistance of consultants International Automotive Design, the Continental R benefited from computer-aided design and wind tunnel testing in the devising of its sleekly streamlined shape. Despite the need to incorporate non-traditional features such as doors recessed into the roof, the result looked every bit a Bentley, albeit one restated for the 1990s.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

According to comprehensive factory records on file, this elegant and sporting Bentley Continental R was delivered new to Monte Carlo, Monaco in March of 1992. The new Bentley appeared just as it does today, with the svelte bodywork finished in elegant White over a Magnolia and Burgundy leather interior. The car was delivered with all tools and accessories, at the price of 1.1 million French Francs. It is believed to have remained with just owner in the famous Principality for more than two decades, before joining the collection of a noted East Coast Bentley collector. Today the elegant Continental R remains in largely original and well-preserved condition, showing just over 79,500 kilometers (49,400 miles) on the odometer. Inside, the abundance of Connolly leather trim, fine wood veneers and thick wool carpets all remain in beautifully kept condition, and the level of luxurious amenities and power controls easily matches that of a modern-day car. The Bentley Continental R is offered with a thick binder containing factory invoices, letters and build sheets, as well as an owner's manual. Sporty, elegant and powerful are attributes that come to mind when driving this fine Bentley motorcar, and this stunning example deserves serious consideration.


Saleroom notices

  • Please note, the title will be in transit. Due to California emissions laws, please note that this vehicle may only be sold to an out-of-state resident for use outside of California or to a licensed automotive dealer.
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<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
<b>1992 Bentley Continental R</b><br />  VIN: SCBZB03D2NCX42019 <br />Engine no. 76431 L410I TKN
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