Lot 8

2022   |   London Auction

1926 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Boattail

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

SOLD £292,500

Estimate

£250,000 - £350,000

Chassis

DE 1224

Engine

DE 1221

Car Highlights

One of 513 Desirable Speed Models

Known History; Retains Its Original Drivetrain and Body per Factory Records

Previously Part of the Cunningham, Collier, and Bruce McCaw Collections

Only Known Example of This Body Style; Recent Restoration in Stunning Original Colors

Documented by Bentley Expert Dr. Tim Houlding and Fascinating History File

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Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Sloper SU Carburetors

Estimated 82 HP at 3,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that although depicted with UK plates in the catalogue, this vehicle is currently registered in Germany. Please also note that this vehicle has entered the UK on a temporary import bond, which must be cancelled either by exporting the Lot outside the UK on an approved Bill of Lading with supporting customs documentation or by paying the applicable VAT and import duties to have the Lot remain in the UK. Please contact clientservices@goodingco.com with any questions.

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