1999 Bentley Continental R Mulliner 'Widebody'
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We are proud to present this extremely rare Continental R Mulliner that is believed to be 1 of just 131 cars. This model represents the pinnacle of 'old school' Bentley V8 Coupe. This is an exceptional example with detailed service history and a very desirable specification.
Additional benefits with purchasing this car from ourselves include:
-Nationwide Delivery and Part Exchange Collection Service
-Part Exchange Welcome (speak to an enthusiast, not a salesman restricted by a trade guide price)
-Guaranteed HPI Clear (no recorded accident damage or outstanding finance)
-Guaranteed Warranted Mileage
-Trusted by the countries leading finance companies, FCA Approved, low rates, same day decision.
-Nationwide 3 month Parts / Labour Warranty - can be extended up to 3 years*
-12 months RAC Assistance
-Member of South Yorkshire Trading Standards Partnership
Supplied new on the 11th of May 1999 this example has a Full Bentley and renowned Bentley Specialist service history. The last gentleman owner who was a Bentley enthusiast and collector has owned this car twice having regretted selling it and subsequently buying it back. His current ownership goes back to December 2016.
The original Bentley service book shows the following entries:
9,738 miles 14.12.99 by Parks of Hamilton
14,678 miles 31.05.00 by Parks of Hamilton
20,214 miles 19.10.00 by Parks of Hamilton
26,016 miles 08.03.01 by Parks of Hamilton
32,661 miles 23.04.03 by Parks of Hamilton
34,530 miles 20.02.04 by Parks of Hamilton
39,915 miles 07.02.05 by Parks of Hamilton
41,437 miles 26.09.05 by Bentley Glasgow
45,509 miles 26.04.07 by Hillier Hill
52,928 miles 04.12.07 by Hillier Hill
56,421 miles 01.12.09 by Hillier Hill
57,777 miles 17.10.11 by Hillier Hill
57,887 miles 19.11.11 by Hillier Hill (driver information panel replaced)
58,487 miles 06.10.12 by Hillier Hill
58,900 miles 14.11.14 by Hillier Hill
59,110 miles 12.11.15 by Hillier Hill
59,203 miles 31.07.17 by Hillier Hill
As part of the sale to the new owner by Hillier Hill, an extensive amount of work was carried out to the car to make sure it was presented cosmetically and mechanically to the highest standard. The invoice in the history file totals £23,049.35 which I am happy to discuss in detail with any prospective buyer.
The car has been correctly stored in a heated garage as part of our collection since 2017, hence, mileage is now 59,722. Supplied with fresh MOT and Full Service upon sale.
Specification in brief of this Continental R Mulliner includes:
'Special Non Standard Features'
-Atlantic Blue Paintwork
-French Navy Piping
-All Badges on car to be Red
-Reverse Parking Aid
-Colour Deviation for Rear Cheater Panel Finish
-6.75 litre V8 engine (420 bhp)
-4 Speed Automatic
-Cotswold Main Hide
-French Navy Top Roll
-Burr Walnut Veneer
-18 inch wheels
-Dark Blue Lambswool Rugs
-Electric / Heated / Memory Seats
-Updated Alpine Audio
The 'R Mulliner' has the 6.75 litre V8 engine with 420 bhp and an incredible 646lb/ft of torque mated to a 4 speed gearbox. Progress is swift and effortless as it should be. The rear Pirelli tyres are 285 section items with subtly flared arches making for an imposing stance and improved road holding. There are no warning lights on the dashboard after extended test drive. Front brake discs and pads were fitted at 59,192 miles. Rear gas spring - sphere were also replaced at this service. The Bentley will be supplied fresh from full service from Bentley Specialist and fresh MOT. Any professional inspection or test drive welcome.
Presented in rare Atlantic Blue this Bentley has an imposing presence in the metal. This was the ultimate 4 seat Coupe and one of the most expensive cars in the World at launch, it certainly retains a special aura. The bodywork is in exceptional order all round with over £11k spent on paintwork at Hillier Hill less than 1,000 miles ago. The wheels were also refurbished by the Bentley specialist at a cost of £1,200. The bodywork is in very bright condition and would sit proudly in any Bentley or British themed collection. Individual body panel and wheel pictures available on our website. HD video walk around, live viewing on request.
A very desirable Bentley interior of Cotswold Main Hide with French Navy Piping, Burr Walnut Veneer and Dark Blue lambswool over rugs etc. This example has never been smoked in and retains its 'original aroma.' The Hide is all in excellent condition with no ingrained dirt, dis-coloration or scuffing damage. The fluted leather headlining is in excellent condition with no ingrained dirt or sagging and shows fitment of professional Alpine rear entertainment. The boot area is very clean with no stains or damage. The AC operates as it should and the car is simply exceptional throughout.
Part exchange welcome, please call or email for a quick, accurate and polite response from a car enthusiast, not a salesman restricted by a trade guide price.
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|6 Months||12 Months|
|Number of Owners||7|
|Model Variant||Mulliner R|
|Number of Gears||4|
|Driving Axle||Rear Wheel Drive|
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