1961 Bentley S2 Continental Park Ward Drophead Coupe

  • Location: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Bentley
  • Model: Continental S2
  • SubModel: Drophead Coupe
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Park Ward
  • Year: 1961
  • Mileage: 138035
  • VIN: BC27BY
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Engine size: Rolls Royce 6.2
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Drive side: Right-hand drive
  • Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clean

1961 Bentley Continental S2 Park Ward Description

1961 Bentley S2 Continental Park Ward Drophead Coupe RHD. VIN BC27BY. This is a three owner vehicle – current owner for the past 45 years. We are selling this Bentley and other classic vehicles for a local estate.Highlights include:
  • Aluminum open-bodied coachwork by Park Ward
  • Engine 6.2 all-alloy V8 Rolls Royce # BH585
  • Engine production # P2422
  • 125 total S2 Continental convertible Park Ward production (~35 in 1961)
  • Power: top, front windows, steering
  • Right Hand Drive (RHD)
  • Excellent interior woodwork
  • Old re-paint (pre-1975)
  • Regal red with older tan hides
  • Rolls Royce ‘period’ brand upgrade kit. Current owner was a Rolls Royce enthusiast and in the mid 1970s elected to “upgrade” from Bentley to Rolls emblems including: grille, wheel covers and rear bumper
  • Original beautiful Bentley drophead coupe grille included
  • Original tool kit, jack with handle, lug extension, air pump, spare wheel and manuals
  • Starts with a turn of the key, fuel tank flushed and has fresh non-ethanol gasoline
  • Transmission shifts smoothly
  • All gauges work except for clock; great majority of lights work as does the radio, wipers, fan motor, etc
  • Not driven on the road for several years and will require a safety inspection and brake repair for road worthiness
  • 3 owners – same owner since 1975 (45 years)
  • This S2 Continental was purchased by the current owner from a 1975 ad in Hemmings Motor News from the second owner listed on the London title (documentation included)
  • Odometer reads 35,085, assumption is 135,085 is actual mileage
  • Paper file & photo history from 1975 onwards
  • Original London title (two owners)
  • Valid Pennsylvania title
  • Sold as-is where-is
  • Please email with any questions before bidding. Hopefully the above description in conjunction with the photographs presents a clear overview of the Bentley Continental’s condition. Additional photos available upon request. Serious bidders are invited and encouraged to view the S2 Continental located at our shop in Reading, Pennsylvania 19601, USA. Sold as-is where-is with no warranty. If interested, call Fred + 1 610 796 1446 eastern time zone. Ebay members with less than 5 positive feedback must communicate with us before bidding or your bid will be deleted.

    Payment terms: $500 non-refundable PayPal deposit within 24 hours of auction end. Balance in cash upon pick-up or bank wire transfer. Full payment must be received within 7 calendar days of end of auction.

    Shipping arrangements are the responsibility of the auction winner. This vehicle will need to be moved by a car hauler / trailer. We will work in full cooperation with the transport company of your choice.