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Rare coachbuilt Bentley S1 by H.J. Mulliner, wonderful motorcar, from Hyman Ltd.

Sale price: $84,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 14.06.2014

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: Bentley
Model: Other
Year: 1956
Type: Sedan
Color: Gray
Mileage: 19,568
Engine: 4.9 litre
Transmission: Automatic
Trim: H.J. Mulliner saloon
Interior Color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Rare coachbuilt Bentley S1 by H.J. Mulliner, wonderful motorcar, from Hyman Ltd. for sale

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  • Rare coachbuilt Bentley S1 by H.J. Mulliner, wonderful motorcar, from Hyman Ltd.

1956 Bentley S1 Saloon We have one of the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United States. For over 20 years. we have specialized in finding the most unique vehicles in the world. See our page above to view our collection of over 100 of the world's best collector cars. 1956 Bentley S1 Saloon

The Bentley S-type and Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud represented important changes for Bentley and Rolls-Royce with an all new independent front suspension X-braced chassis. wider track. four-wheel hydraulic brakes (retaining mechanical actuation to the rear wheels). an increase to 4. 87cc in engine displacement. new six-port cylinder head and dual SU carburetors. Most important. though. was a new coachwork design that de-emphasized the fenders. Custom coachbuilders like Harold Radford. James Young. Freestone & Webb and Hooper enthusiastically endorsed the new Rolls-Royce/Bentley design concept and continued to endow both Rolls-Royce and Bentley with distinctive. individual and graceful designs. Notably among them is this 1956 Bentley S1 sedan by H. J. Mulliner. Even more refined that the standard steel saloon bodies. it continued the tradition of bespoke British coachwork while incorporating features like the rear-hinged doors that facilitated graceful entry and exit. especially with the assistance of a chauffeur or footman. This 1956 Bentley S1 sedan by H. J. Mulliner epitomizes the quality and refinement that Bentley automobiles had come to reflect. A righthand drive car. it is finished in subtle grey with matching grey leather upholstery and carpets. The interior is fitted with a radio and writing tables (no Grey Poupon in a Bentley). Paint. chrome and interior are very attractive and the Bentley runs and drives as a Bentley should: well. Bespoke bodied Bentley S1s are not only rare but also exhibit fine touches and details in their appointments and details that complement H. J. Mulliner's refined coachwork design and execution. This is quality motoring at its Fifties best. and even more luxurious. exclusive and refined today than it was six decades ago.

Please call 877-550-9627 for further details! Auction Terms Bid with confidence! If you are the winning bidder. and you come to our facility to inspect it. and don't like it. we will refund your money…no questions asked! Our reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met. the high bid will be considered. and the highest bidder will be contacted through an eBay personal offer. Please feel free to call us with any questions before bidding. we are available by phone Monday – Friday 9am -5pm. and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 877-554-9627 Hyman Ltd. reserves the right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any time. If you do not intend to purchase the vehicle described above. please do not bid. We cannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the auction. All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom. located just a few miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the winning bidder. and wish to view the car personally. you or your agent have five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember. if for any reason you don't like the car. we will refund your deposit. no questions asked. within this five day period. It is important to bear in mind that a vehicle is “NEW” only once and that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or level of restoration. are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. These understandings are essential to the realistic expectations of collector car ownership. It is for this reason that we encourage a personal inspection prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. All vehicles are sold as-is. where-is. with no warranties expressed or implied. All sales are final. Payment Terms A 20% deposit must be received within 48 hours of auction end. Deposit is fully refundable if purchaser inspects the vehicle within the 5 day inspection period. and for any reason does not like the car. Final payment must be received within five business days of close of auction. unless other arrangements are made. Payment can be made by cashier's check or by bank wire transfer. Shipping Terms Purchaser to pay for any and all transportation costs. We are happy to assist you in finding shipping. and will contact the shipper on your behalf. Prices and quality of service vary greatly. and we will work hard to get you a reasonable price with a reputable company. We are happy to accommodate our overseas buyers! We have exported cars worldwide for over 20 years. Overseas shipments can be containerized for safe sea passage. We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at the port of your choice. Shipping can take 14 days or more due to scheduling.

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from gregory jones, dated 15 december 2015
is the S1 still for sale? And how much would buy the car. thank you. greg jones

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