24th Apr, 2024 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
Lot 11
 

2005 Bentley Continental Flying Spur

Sold for £9,792

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: LA55 WKN
Chassis No: SCBBE53W86C033636
MOT: March 2025

  • 70,500 miles from new and just five former keepers
  • Accompanied by a good history file and two new keys
  • Serviced by Rolls Royce & Bentley specialist Bowling-Ryan in July 2023
  • Described as having “excellent” bodywork, paintwork, engine, transmission and interior

‘There is much to love about the Bentley Flying Spur: it creates a sense of occasion like few other cars at any price, and offers an endearing blend of performance, potential top speed and braking power. The interior sets it apart from the more mainstream rivals, and there can be no denying that it fulfils its remit as a big, lavish limo. It’s even fun to drive, in a brutish kind of way’ (Autocar magazine).

Introduced in 2005 to complement Bentley’s existing two-door Continental GT model, the four-door grand tourer Flying Spur used a stretched version of its sibling’s platform. Powered by the same twin-turbocharged 6.0 litre W12 engine allied to a six-speed automatic transmission, the luxury sports saloon boasted 552bhp and 479lbft of torque; outputs sufficient for 0-60mph in 5.2 seconds and 194mph. Equipped with Adaptive Air Suspension, Continuous Damping Control and Tosen-based permanent four-wheel drive, the big Bentley proved surprisingly nimble.

Manufactured in 2005, the Flying Spur offered was registered new as '20 LR' on the 28th of October that year. Finished in Silver Tempest Metallic paintwork with complementary Cream leather interior upholstery and walnut veneers, the interior features the four-seat configuration with split rear seat. Understood to have been retained in first ownership until 2014, the Bentley has now covered some 70,500 miles and has had five former keepers. The vendor describes the Bentley as having “excellent” bodywork, paintwork, engine, automatic transmission, and interior and is said to have no known faults.

Accompanied by a good history file with two new keys, the original book pack with owner's manual and stamped service book that shows nine services and the PDI, 'LA55 WKN' is booked in for a service with a Rolls Royce & Bentley specialist at the start of April in preparation for sale, and is offered with a no advisory MOT certificate until March 2025. A huge amount of car for the asking price today, these Bentleys offer luxury and performance motoring at a level few other manufacturers can rival.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Cheetham
paul.cheetham@handh.co.uk
07538 667452

 

Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 24th Apr, 2024

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