26th Jul, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 18
 

2005 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner

Sold for £10,688

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: DF05 ACV
Chassis No: SCBCE63W25C027324
MOT: October 2023

  • 132,000 miles from new, 3 former keepers and current ownership since 2011
  • Offered with original handbook and stamped service book
  • Desirable Mulliner pack with 20-inch alloy wheels and diamond-quilted seats and door cards
  • Previously maintained by the likes of Bowling Ryan Ltd

Introduced at the 2003 Geneva Salon, the Continental GT was the most technologically advanced Bentley in generations. Powered by the marque's first all-new engine since 1959, its twin-turbocharged 5998cc W12 was allied to six-speed ZF Tiptronic transmission. With a quoted 552bhp and 479lbft of torque on tap plus Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive, the 2+2-seater GT was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds and 198mph. A deft blend of muscularity and elegance, the two-door coupe's lines were the work of Dirk Van Braekel. Equipped with sophisticated independent suspension and ventilated ABS disc brakes all-round, the Continental GT proved an accomplished transcontinental express. Unveiled for the 2005 model-year, the Mulliner Driving Specification boasted 20-inch 7-spoke alloy wheels, drilled alloy pedals and diamond quilted upholstery / door cards etc. Responsible for broadening Bentley's appeal in a way that no predecessor could match, the Continental GT's future classic status is assured.

With current ownership since 2011 and with just 3 former keepers, this GT has the desirable Mulliner pack with 20-inch alloy wheels and diamond-quilted seats and door cards as part of the luxurious package. The car’s first service was carried out by Bentley Motor Cars’ Press and Specialist Car department on the stamp. Understood to have been a factory demonstrator, hence the Mulliner specification, it was then sold into public ownership by Stratstone Bentley.

Previously maintained by the likes of Bowling Ryan Ltd, the stamped service book has been sustained, with its current mileage of some 132,000 miles to date. Last serviced in October of 2022, this GT Mulliner is offered at auction with 2 keys, the stamped service book and the driver’s handbook

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 26th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.  

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