THE NEW CONTINENTAL GT CONVERTIBLE NUMBER 1 EDITION BY MULLINER

Bentley has created a unique, Limited Edition model that pays homage to the legendary No. 1 Bentley Blower of 1929. The Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner is a modern interpretation of a truly iconic racing car, and features a remarkable piece of history, cast from a piston from the original No.1 Blower, set within the front console, as part of the Bentley Rotating Display.

Call us on +632 553 9695 or visit us at Bentley Manila to learn more about this limited edition Convertible. 

Inspired by the No.1 Blower

Based on the Bentley Continental GT Convertible, the Number 1 Edition is restricted to just 100 bespoke cars. Handcrafted in England during Bentley’s centenary year, the Number 1 model contains exquisite design elements that encapsulate the spirit of a golden era of motorsport. It was first experienced in 1932 at the Brooklands racing circuit, near London, when the original, supercharged No. 1 ‘Blower’ set a thrilling lap record.
The No. 1 Bentley Blower was one of the definitive cars of its era. It was born through a combination of Birkin’s skillset and the financial backing of wealthy horse racing enthusiast, Dorothy Paget. When Bentley stopped backing Birkin’s project, Paget saw the potential of the car and stepped in to help.
Birkin’s modified Bentley used a supercharger to increase the pressure of air to the engine, creating more power. Described as ‘blowing’ air into the engine, it resulted in the Birkin car being referred to as the Bentley Blower.

Own a unique piece of Bentley History

Like the Mulsanne W.O. Edition and the Continental GT Number 9 Edition, it incorporates a unique piece of Bentley history. Within the innovative Bentley Rotating Display, a small wheel spinner, reminiscent of wheel spinners found on the No.1 Blower and other historic Bentleys, has been set in resin. Each wheel spinner has been cast from a piston from the No.1 Blower, which was taken during restoration works.

Exterior features

Available in either Dragon Red II or Beluga paint, and with a Claret or Beluga folding hood, the Limited Edition is equipped with a Centenary Pack, Bentley Black Line Specification and Carbon Body Kit, rounded off by the painted Number 1 front grille. 

Interior features

Inside, a new colour split of either Cricket Ball or Beluga main hide is complemented by Heritage hide on the seats and door pads, with a debossed B insignia on the headrests and door inserts. The Grand Black wood veneer is enhanced by 18 carat gold plated organ stops and an Alcantara steering wheel and gear lever. Passengers are welcomed by a Number 1 treadplate insert as they step into a luxurious cabin.
 
As well as a British Jaeger clock featuring a Number 1 face, the uniquely crafted dashboard also incorporates Engine Spin on the centre console. Often referred to as ‘Turned Aluminium’, Engine Spin was a popular racing car and aviation finish in the 1920s and ‘30s as it limited light reflection.

To enquire about owning your own Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition, call us on +632 553 9695 today.


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