No British coach builder has a more illustrious or longer history than Hooper. Beginning in 1807, it received its first Royal Warrant from the future King William IV. Its royal patronage was succeeded by his niece, Queen Victoria, by her son, King Edward VII, and continues to the present queen. After World War II, Hooper embarked on its most adventurous phase with a series of Osmond Rivers-designed bodies. Their flamboyantly curved front fenders and belt line swept down to the rear, where they merged into the rear fenders. Known as the "Empire Line," where earlier Hooper coachwork had been restrained, the "Empire Line" was daring. Hooper proudly featured a pair of "Empire Line" bodied cars at the 1956 London Motor Show.
The Bentley S1 (originally simply "Bentley S") was a luxury car produced by Bentley Motors Limited from 1955 until 1959. The S1 was derived from Rolls-Royce's complete redesign of its standard production car after World War II, the Silver Cloud. Each was its maker's last standard production car with an independent chassis. The S-series Bentley was given the Rolls-Royce - Bentley L Series V8 engine in late 1959 and named the S2. Twin headlamps and a facelift to the front arrived in late 1962, resulting in the S3. In late 1965 the S3 was replaced by the new unitary construction Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow-derived T series.
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