Bentley Celebrates Special R Type Continental’s 70th Birthday With One-Off Continental GT

Bentley Celebrates Special R Type Continental’s 70th Birthday With One-Off Continental GT

Way back in 1953, one Dr. Rowland Guenin of Switzerland ordered an ivory white R Type Continental. The fastest four-seat luxury car on earth at the time, the car is now one of the stars of Bentley’s heritage collection and, to celebrate its 70th birthday, the automaker has created a modern homage to it. Its spirit, and its three distinct character lines (the roofline, the rear haunch, and the power line that runs from the front wheels down the side …