1967 Bentley Continental T1 MPW Coupe
Engine & MPG
- Engine Size:6250cc
Performance & Safety
Bentley Continental Additional Information
1967 Bentley T1 Mulliner Park Ward Coupe
This Bentley was ordered in Regal Red metallic with gold fine coach lines and beige leather interior. It includes some unique extra features, such as full electric windows, a factory built centre consul, Kolne radio by Bluespot, refrigeration and Sundym glass, dash mounted compass, A PYE GPO Radio Telephone and a "Sonic Device" for opening electronically the Factory gates; mega rare in those days!
The Bentley Coupe was delivered on 14/08/1967 to Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. Mr Lang owned the vehicle for several years and was serviced by Jack Barclay.It stayed with the second owner for many years until it was repatriated in March 1991, and sold to Mr Lynch of Sunbury-on-Thames, who owned the Coupe for five years. He then sold the car February 1996 to Mr Gray of Poole, Dorset. The Coupe by that time was needing some restoration. Mr Gray set about a full restoration which started in June of that year. The Coupe was not finished until June 2014. In his 18 years of ownership, Mr Gray spent over £38,500. Within the coupes history file, there are well over 1,500 colour photos of the restoration alone. It has covered very little mileage in his ownership and the Coupe was kept in his heated garage for safe keeping.
It has now had another 196 hours and just over £28,500 spent, including all new West of England headlining, new Wilton carpets, new fully trimmed boot area, all wood veneers removed and restored beautifully. New gold coach lines and hand-painting beauty rings, new stainless steel front and rear bumpers and over riders, fully detailed engine bay. The whole of the underside has been stripped; the chassis was painted black; full braking system overhauled with new discs and brake calipers; new tyres; and it has a newly fitted, complete stainless steel exhaust system and is now fully MOT'd.