Dudley Moore's 1963 Bentley S3 Continental Saloon by James Young Sedan

Price: US $119,000.00 Item location: Saint Ann, Missouri, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Bentley
  • Model: Continental
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: S3 Continental Saloon
  • Year: 1963
  • Mileage: 75896
  • VIN: BC134XA
  • Color: Old English White
  • Engine size: 6.2L V8 197HP
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Steering, Power Brakes, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Grey
  • Options: AM/FM Radio, Cassette Player, Leather Seats, Sunroof
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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Description:

1963 Bentley Continental S3 Continental Saloon

A family tradition for over 50years, selling classic & fine motorcars throughout the world. 1963 BENTLEY S3 CONTINENTAL SALOON BY JAMES YOUNG Questions? Contact Us

Highlights

  • JUST RELEASED FROM A RESPECTED PRIVATE COLLECTION
  • FORMALLY OWNED BY ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED AND GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD WINNING ACTOR AND COMEDIAN DUDLEY MOORE!
  • REALIZED $145,000 AT DUDLEY MOORE’S ESTATE AUCTION IN 2002!
  • INCREDIBLY RARE AND HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER BENTLEY S3 CONTINENTAL!
  • ONE OF ONLY 20 EXAMPLES BODIED BY JAMES YOUNG COACHWORKS
  • NUMBERS MATCHING 6.2 LITRE V8 ENGINE!
  • STUNNING COLOR COMBINATION
  • EXCELLENT DOCUMENTATION INCLUDES S3 OWNER’S HANDBOOK, PREVIOUS REGISTRATIONS, PARTS INVOICES AND BUILD DOCUMENTS FROM THE R.R.E.C. INCLUDING THE CHASSIS DATA CARD COPY, INTERNAL PAPERWORK BY JAMES YOUNG AND THE JACK BARCLAY LTD; THE ORIGINAL SELLING DEALER!
  • PERFORMS WONDERFULLY
  • THE PERFECT EXAMPLE TO DRIVE AND ENJOY WITH INCREDIBLE CELEBRITY OWNERSHIP PROVENANCE!
  • IDEAL FOR A VINTAGE RALLY OR TOUR!
  • A COLLECTOR’S DREAM
  • Options Include:
  • AIR CONDITIONING
  • POWER WINDOW LIFTERS
  • POWER BRAKES
  • WEBASTO SLIDING SUNROOF
  • COLD WEATHER DOOR LOCK SHIELDS
  • LUCAS FOG LIGHTS
  • FRONT BADGE BAR
  • AM/FM CASSETTE STEREO
  • WHITEWALL TIRES
  • The incredible 1963 Bentley S3 Continental Saloon by James Young Sedan featured here is finished in stunning Old English White over a grey Connolly leather interior and magnificent burled walnut throughout. In the 1970’s the S3 was purchased by noted actor and comedian Dudley Moore who was frequently seen driving the car in the Los Angeles area during the 1980’s. Photographs of Mr. Moore with the Bentley accompany the car today along with an incredible assortment of documentation including the original build document copies and construction records from the R.R.E.C. After Dudley Moore’s passing the Bentley was offered as part of his estate auction held by Christie’s in 2002 where this incredibly significant Bentley realized a selling bid of $145,000! Since that time, the S3 Continental has been exclusively in collector level ownership. Today the car remains virtually untouched since leaving Mr. Moore’s estate. As such the Bentley presents today with a level of patina that one would expect from a nearly 60-year-old motorcar with some wear evident on the paint and interior. However, this example could be driven and enjoyed as is and would be an ideal candidate for a vintage rally or tour! We are especially proud to offer this exceedingly rare 1963 Bentley S3 Continental Saloon by James Young to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates the level of rarity and incredible ownership provenance found in this stunning motorcar. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence. Year: 1963 Make: Bentley Model: S3 Continental Saloon Color: Old English White VIN: BC134XA Mileage: 75,896 Stock Number: 406921AA_Continental
    Engine: 6.2L V8 197HP Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic Style: Sedan SHOWROOM PRICE $129,900.00 DISCOUNT $10,000.00 BUY IT NOW PRICE $119,900.00

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    3455 North Lindbergh Blvd
    St. Louis, MO 63074
    (314)291-7000
    info@schmitt.com

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