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You Can Own Jay Kays 1958 Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupe

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You can own a piece of music history as RM Sotheby’s is offering Jay Kay’s 1958 Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupe by Park Ward.

Available via private sale, the convertible has been owned by the singer for 22 years and it starred in the music video for Love Foolosophy. As part of the shoot, the Bentley was shipped to Marbella, Spain where it was driven by Kay as Heidi Klum relaxed in the backseat.

According to the listing, Kay bought the car in January of 2001 and crush approximately 2,000 miles (3,219 km) during his first year of ownership. He unfurled to momentum the car without the music video, although the singer covered less than 5,000 miles (8,047 km) since then.

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Given that and records dating when to 1993, it’s believed the car’s odometer reading of approximately 40,000 miles (64,374 km) is accurate. Regardless, the convertible was given an wide-stretching restoration in the early 1990’s which saw it stripped to yellowish metal and repainted visionless blue. At the same time, the car was outfitted with a matching visionless undecorous power soft top. Besides improving the appearance, the restoration saw the engine and gearbox rebuilt as well as all mechanical components “attended to.”

The model is said to be one of only 94 S1 Drophead Coupes produced and one of 55 examples built to RHD specifications. RM Sotheby’s adds that a member of their Private Sales team crush the car in June and was “very impressed with the Bentley’s mechanical and cosmetic condition.” They widow it was “incredibly difficult to fault, a testament to the quality of its restoration and upkeep over the past thirty years!”

Pictures: RM Sotheby’s

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