1963 Bentley S3 Continental COUPE Chinese Eye ONLY 311 MADE WE SHIP WORLDWIDE!!!

1963 Bentley Other Continental S3 Coupe for sale in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Item location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Make: Bentley
Model: Other
SubModel: S3 Coupe
Type: Coupe
Trim: Continental S3 Coupe
Year: 1963
Mileage: 1
VIN: BC84XB
Engine size: V8
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Power Windows
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Options: Leather Seats, Sunroof
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Bentley Other 1963

1963 Bentley Continental S3 Coupe “Chinese Eye” - RHD

For a human being, 54 years is a good amount of time, but to an automobile it’s an eternity! The ravages of time aren’t just from nature. Tastes change, trends die, and once-envied designs have a way of looking absurd. Once in a while though, an automobile endures despite all this, and ultimately, becomes a classic. That car is 1963 Bentley Continental S3 Coupe!!!


Bentley's magnificent Continental sports saloon has been synonymous with effortless high speed cruising in the grand manner since its introduction on the R-Type chassis in 1952.The S3 Continental was strictlycoachbuilt. Most bodies were of the altered H.J. Mulliner (HJM) style, available in fixed head or drop head coupe form.

Like earlier Continentals, the sportier S3 bodywork was manufactured entirely from aluminum, unlike the heavier, steel bodied S3 saloon. This, combined with higher gearing and the better compression ratios made for a markedly faster car.Also, being handcrafted from aluminum, these bodies do not rust, making it a true bonus for collectors!!

All S3’s have in-line quad headlights with contemporary Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud headlight bezels. However, the 2-door Continental S3 was unique in receiving slanted bezels, and it makes this model stand out from other Continental’s S3. Because of this feature Continental S3 coupe received a “Chinese Eye” nickname.

The Bentley Continental S3 represents an era when British luxury cars rule supreme! This was one of the last of the traditional Bentleys before a new model arrived for 1965, making it significant to Rolls-Royce and Bentley aficionados!!

The 2-door Continental models, with their sportier coachbuilt bodies, have a majestic quality and unmistakable style and charm!


Up for auction is a timeless and very elegant NUMBERS MATCHING 1963 Bentley Continental S3 Coupe, also known as “Chinese Eye”!!

During its course of production, there were ONLY 311 Continental S3’s built (291 by H.J. Mulliner Park Ward and 20 byJames Young) and this beauty is one of them.

What makes this Bentley special is that it comes with a very rare Sunroof option! Not a lot of S3’s came with it!

This particular S3 was imported to Florida from UK in 1976 by prominent local Dentist who had endless love for British luxury cars!! He owned this car from 1976 (41 years!). He flew to London in summer of ‘76, and came home to US with few newly acquired Rolls-Royce’s and Bentley’s!

All original Import paperwork is present as well as the original bill of sale when he purchased this Bentley in UK!

Original UK registration is present as well, documenting ownership of every individual who owned this beautiful car throughout its lifetime!

First owner was Sir William J. Lithgow, 2nd Baronet - a Scottish industrialist and vice-chairman of Lithgow Group. In 1952 he inherited the Scottish shipbuilding company,Lithgows, which was established by his grandfather,William Lithgow. At the time, it was the largest private shipbuilding concern in the world! This ownership is also documented in the book by marque expert Martin Bennett “Bentley Continental – Corniche & Azure 1951-2002” (please see picture!)

As soon as it was imported to US, its new owner wanted to refresh this beauty back to its original condition, as its original color was changed couple of times to suite the tastes of its previous owners!

Car was taken apart, paint was stripped, body was primered and got ready for paint, original and number matching engine was pulled out, taken apart completely and rebuilt (new crank, new cam shaft, new pistons, connecting rods, valves, etc.), original new parts were ordered for whatever the car needed,including the aftermarket A/C system for those hot Florida days!! It was in full swing to be assembled, and back on the road, and then life happened!! It was parked into storage with few other cars that were also in the process of being reconditioned, and forgotten for over 40 years!! Good storage and warm Florida climate preserved this Continental! Attached is the picture of how we found it, covered in decades of dust!

This Bentley appears to be all complete and it makes a perfect candidate for completing the restoration that was started decades ago, especially afterthe hardest part of disassemblingthe car, and rebuilding the original engine is already done!!! Original body is very straight, as well as the original and unmolested undercarriage!

Original glass is all complete, with no cracks in the windows. Original selling Bentley and Rolls-Royce dealer sticker “Frank Dale & Stepsons” is still affixed to its original windshield!

Interior is complete as well, and in remarkably preserved condition (especially after being stored for 40+ years), including the fine leather seats, and wood paneling, especially around the dash and instrument gauges!

Original Vinyl roof shows no signs of shrinkage, and this beauty comes equipped with very rare sunroof!!

It comes with all the documents from the first owner in 1963 when it was purchased new to Summer of 1976 when this car was purchased and Imported to United States by its new owner who owned it for 40+ years! It even comes with its original British License Plate (KHS 438D) that is documented on the Import paperwork and original registration!! (Please See Pictures).

All numbers (Chassis # BC84XB, and Motor # 42BBC), are documented and matching not only through the original registration card and other documentation, but also through the Bentley Continental book by Rolls-Royce and Bentley expert and guru Martin Bennett which will be included with this car!!!

This beautiful Bentley will only continue to appreciate in its value, and with time, these cars are getting harder and harder to come by, especially as only 311 cars were EVER produced!!!

This Bentley represents not only great addition to any Rolls-Royce or Bentley collection, but also a great investment, which will only continue to appreciate in its value!!!!!

Title is clear and is ready to be transferred immediately ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD and we will be glad to help winning buyer with finding the cheapest shipping quote for shipping, personally deliver the car to the local port for the out of the Country buyers, and fill out all the necessary paperwork to make it easy and convenient for the winning buyer! We will also make sure that all the parts that are pictured are neatly and safely packed and ready to go with the car!

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at 904-728-9688 or 904-571-5237, and we will be more than happy to help out with anything we can.

-TERMS OF SALE:

Buyers are encouraged, and more than welcome to inspect this vehicle in person andbefore auction ends! Inspections performed after the point of sale will not be accepted or considered. Please review all the photos carefully, and do all of your homework and due diligence in regard of this vehicle before auction ends!!!! Please do not assume anything and do ask any questions you might have in regard of this car, and do ask for any additional photos that would be of interest for you, so we avoid case of "buyer’s remorse" afterwards.

Please be advised that this is not a brand new vehicle, and it should not be treated as such!!! It is a 54 years oldpre-ownedclassic vehicle, in need of restoration completion, which has been previously on the road used and driven, so therefore with respect to its age and the miles it has, there will most likely be average wear and tear,such as minor scratches, minor dings, small rock chips or any other imperfections that are expected to be seen on a previously owned and used vehicle. We do our best to disclose any substantial blemishes in our photos and descriptions. Opinions and expectations can vary, so Please Telephone Us If You Have Any Questions or Concerns Regarding the Condition of This Vehicle.

Once a vehicle leaves our premises no refunds, credits or adjustments will be issued.

This vehicle is being soldAS-IS, where is, and without any warranty expressed, written, or implied. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths, styles, tendencies, and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or a previous owner’s diligence in care.

Some vehicles may come with the balance/remainder of the factory warranty, but it’s the responsibility of the buyer to check with that vehicles Original dealer/manufacturer about those, and their terms and conditions. We will do our best to disclose if the vehicle does come with the balance of factory warranty. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. ANY and ALL representations made in the description above are made to the best of the Seller‘s knowledge, however, due to divergent notions of condition and quality, you are encouraged to rely on your own physical inspection of the vehicle and not the description above. Furthermore, due to the likelihood for latent and patent defects within and/or on a pre-owned vehicle, the Seller cannot guarantee that all issues are disclosed in the description above. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, asked any and as much questions they might have about the vehicle, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value of the vehicle and to bid based upon that judgment solely. Therefore, any claims or disputes as a result of or relate to failure to disclose or misrepresentation are hereby waived by you. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale and end of the auction. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral or written statements about the vehicle. It is agreed by all parties in relation to any transaction involving this vehicle, won through eBay or not, that the proper venue for any legal proceedings or disputes will be conducted in Duval County, Florida, under the laws of State of Florida.

The advertised mileage represents the miles when the vehicle was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and demoed so mileage shown may differ at time of sale.

Also please be advised that we have the right to terminate this auction at any time, as the vehicle is offered for sale locally, and through other means of advertisement.

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-PAYMENT TERMS:

$500Non-RefundableDeposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours after the end of the auction, and winning bidder MUST contact us within this period to arrange payment and shipping details.

The balance(cash in person, money order, bank loan or certified check, wire transfer) is due within3 daysafter the end of the auction!! All financial transactions must be completed before vehicle delivery.

Fees:

We do charge $185 documentary fee that will be added to the winning bid amount. This fee is used to cover any administrative and paperwork expenses, overnighting the documents to your door, and issuing a 30 days temporary tag.

All buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered in.

Florida Residents will be responsible for Florida Sales tax, Tag & Title fees at the time of the sale, and out-of-state Residents will be more than likely responsible for their states sales tax, tag & Title fees in their own state.

A temporary tag can be issued if needed to transport the vehicle back to your home state. Temp tags are good for 30 days.

If you have any questions about your Fees & Taxes please call or email, or check with your local DMV agency before bidding on our items.

If you need any special arrangements in regard of the payment, please let us know in a timely manner, andBEFOREauction ends, so you can get our approval to bid on the vehicle, and we can work something out, otherwiseIfterms of sale are not met (deposit within 24 hours, and full payment within 3 days),that bidder will be reported to E-bay, and second chance offer will be sent to the next highest bidder!!

-SHIPPING

We Specialize in Export of vehicles from United States, so if you need shipping quotes toANYWHERE IN THE WORLD,as well as in the United States, please let us know, and we will get them for you as soon as possible. We have two major international ports in our vicinity (Jacksonville Port, in Jacksonville Florida, and Brunswick Port in Brunswick Georgia) so international shipping and Export is no problems!

We encourage bothDOMESTICandINTERNATIONALbidders to bid on this vehicle, and we will be more than happy to help out with arranging shipping if winning bidder requires such help as We have good working relationships with few good domestic and international shipping companies that we used in the past.

Shipping cost is the responsibility of the winning bidder!

-ABOUT US:

Majestic Auto International, LLC is located in SunnyJacksonville,Florida. We specialize in sale and export of antique, exotic and special interest vehicles. All of our vehicles are handpicked,inspected, and if they don’t meet and satisfy our strict criteria, they are not offered for sale to the retail market, but are just passed along to the wholesale market. We want our customers to be happy with what they purchase from us, and we only offer the cleanest cars that we would personally drive!! We pride ourselves on our selection of handpicked special interest vehicles, and we want you to be our customer for Life!!

Why our cars have such a great prices? Our low overhead strategy which stands in stark contrast to the extravagant franchised dealerships translates to significant upfront savings to our customers!! The resultis a lower purchase price that will minimize the up-side-down effect on future trade-in values. It is proven fact that the “Best Car Values” are realized on depreciated 1-3 year old vehicles that still retain factory warranty.

Please feel free to contact us via e-mail atMajesticAutoInternational@gmail.com, or call 904-728-9688 & 904-571-5237 at any time with questions.

Visit us online atwww.majesticautointernational.com

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