2005 Bentley Continental GT – Seller Keeping
December 27, 2021 Update – After the high bid did not meet his reserve, the private seller of this Bentley had second thoughts and has decided he is going to keep the car. We appreciate him letting us try to sell it on his behalf.
GuysWithRides.com is pleased to offer this Diamond Black over Saddle leather, 43K original mile, 2005 Bentley Continental GT in an online reserve style auction on behalf of the private seller.
Bidding opened Thursday, December 2, 2021, and ran for 14 consecutive days ending at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021.
This 2005 Bentley Continental GT currently resides in Riverhead, New York which is less than one hour’s drive from either New York’s LaGuardia or JFK International Airports.
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The Continental GT is a four-seat grand tourer manufactured and marketed by British automaker Bentley Motors since 2003. It was the first car released by Bentley under Volkswagen AG management, after the company’s acquisition in 1998, and the first Bentley to employ mass production manufacturing techniques. Bentley debuted the vehicle debuted in 2003 at several key events. The car differed from the previous Continental R & T models in terms of its concept: although much of the car is hand-assembled, it is a mass-produced car made in significantly larger numbers. It is not a coach-built car. The price at launch was less than half the price of the Continental R, giving the car a wider customer base.
The Continental GT is equipped with a 6.0 Liter twin-turbocharged W12 engine, which produces 552 brake horsepower at 6,100 rpm and 479 foot-pounds of torque through 1,600–6,100 rpm. A Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive is standard. It can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds, and go on to reach a top speed of 197.6 mph.
Early models include a choice of six body colors (Diamond Black, Burnt Oak, Cypress, Neptune, Spruce, and Umbrian Red), eight hide colors (Beluga, Burnt Oak, Laurel, Nautic, Portland, Saffron, Savannah, Saddle), five veneer types (Burr Oak, Burr Walnut, Dark Stained Walnut, Madrona, Piano Black) and four carpet and seatbelt colors (Beluga, Burnt Oak, Laurel, Nautic). The dashboard clock was made by Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling.
Richard, the third owner, and seller of this stunning 43K mile 2005 Bentley Continental GT reports his car features a Diamond Black painted exterior with a Saddle leather interior. Complementing the seat hides are Beluga carpets and seat belts as well as Burr Walnut trim.
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To help you make informed bids, we’re providing a link to Classic.com, the analytics and search engine for the Classic Car market, that provides an interactive graph of recent comparable sales in the past two years. We note that for 2005 model year examples, the current overall average of recent past sales is $44,933. By clicking on the green dots, you can navigate to each comparable car sold as a way to help you make an educated bid on the car we are featuring for auction here:
If you have any questions about this 2005 Bentley Continental GT, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497. Thank you for looking and happy bidding!