Santa Monica | Lot 1087

2001 Bentley Continental R420 Mulliner Widebody



$100,000 - $125,000 USD | Not Sold

United States | Santa Monica, California

25 June 2016

  • 6.75-liter, 420-hp turbocharged V-8 engine
  • One of 19 specially built factory cars (#17)
  • Mulliner tuned suspension
  • Purchased for $350,000 when new
  • Interior adorned with many options

This 2001 Bentley Continental R420 Widebody is one of 18 “factory hot rods” built for the 2001 model year. Each car was specially commissioned, optioned and numbered for the owner 1 through 19 (there is no #13 car); this fine example being number 17. The car is elegantly finished black with black Connolly hides trimmed with elegant green piping. The car is powered by a 6.75-liter, 420-hp turbocharged V-8 engine.

The $328,000 base price when new included the wider Continental “T” based wheel arches to accommodate 18 inch five-spoke alloy wheels shod with special low profile tires developed for this model (in this case Pirelli P Zero), chrome shift gate with unique “420” handle, drilled alloy pedals, Continental “T” dashboard with pushbutton starter; Mulliner tuned suspension, steering and brakes with red calipers. With the extras on this car; it was purchased for $350,000 when brand new .

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