1956 Hooper Saloon Bentley

Price: US $45,000.00 Item location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Make: Bentley
  • Model: Other
  • SubModel: S1
  • Type: Saloon
  • Trim: chrome
  • Year: 1956
  • Mileage: 33,000
  • VIN: B.123.AP.
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: automatic
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Power options: Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: Right Hand Drive
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: Sunroof, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1956 Bentley Other S1

Paperwork from R.F. Winder Ltd. Cross Belgrave Street Leeds 2. Guar. B. 1202. 1.3.56 (Bill of Sale April 1 1956)

Could possibly be the Hooper built and deliveredin April 1956for Maharajah of Bavalpar?

No British coachbuilder has a more illustrious or longer history than Hooper. Begun in 1807 it received its first Royal Warrant from the future King William IV. Its royal patronage was succeeded by his niece Queen Victoria by her son King Edward VII and continues to the present queen. After World War II Hooper embarked on its most adventurous phase with a series of Osmond Rivers-designed bodies. The flamboyantly curved front fenders and beltline swept down to the rear where they merged into the rear fenders. Known as the "Empire Line" where earlier Hooper coachwork had been restrained the "Empire Line" was daring. Hooper proudly ka pair of "Empire Line" bodied car at the 1956 London Motor Show the Bentley S1 a significant event that is mirrored in this Hooper-bodied car 1956 Bentley S1 proudly bearing Hooper's distinctive "Empress" 4-door saloon coachwork white exterior and maroon interior. A statement of elegance style purpose and quality yet each is intrinsically individual. This is an opportunity to acquire an automobile of the highest quality that combine the work of Britain's most prestigious coachbuilder with its pre-eminent Marques that re-create Hooper's 1956 London Motor show display. (Right-hand drive.)

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