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The Bentley S2 H.J. Mulliner Drophead Coupé: A Car That Will Never Go Out of Style

The Bentley S2 H.J. Mulliner Drophead Coupé is a car model produced by Bentley in 1960. Only 15 S2 Drophead Coupés with H.J. Mulliner coachwork were produced. At the 1960 New York International Auto Show, the vehicle was on display. It was expertly restored in Tan over Acrylic White.

The new aluminum Rolls-Royce - Bentley L Series V8 shared with the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II was installed in the Bentley S2, which debuted at the beginning of October 1959, replacing the straight-six engine from the S1. It had a displacement of 6.2 L (6230 cc, or 380 cu in), and its performance was greatly enhanced.

The 1959 Bentley S2 was the first vehicle to use the 6.25-liter L-series V8 engine. It produced a meager 180 horsepower there. The 6.2-liter, overhead-valve, 8-cylinder engine of the Bentley S2 has two valves per cylinder and is powered by a naturally aspirated gasoline engine.

An automatic transmission with four speeds is used to send power to the wheels. At the kerb, the Bentley S2 is reported to weigh 1981 kg.

The S1's replacement, the L-series V8 engine from Rolls-Royce-Bentley offered better air conditioning thanks to the engine's higher output. A redesigned dashboard and steering wheel were also included, and power steering was made standard.

The Bentley S2 was a luxury vehicle which offered a package of enticing features designed for both performance and comfort. The Bentley S1 had a straight-six engine before the Bentley S2, which came first. Elvis Presley and other famous people, including royalty, utilized the Bentley S2 during its heyday.

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