Lot 1

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Sports Tourer

Please note that this lot is Swiss registered and has Swiss registration.

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

SOLD £345,000

Estimate

£350,000 - £450,000

Chassis

BL1620

Engine

BL1620

Car Highlights

Desirable Late-Production Speed Model with Vanden Plas Sports Body

Owned for Three Decades by BDC Founding Member George W. Bennet

Retains Original Chassis, Coachwork, and Matching-Numbers Engine

Beautiful Show-Quality Restoration by Noted Bentley Specialist R.C. Moss

Extensive History File Includes Report by Marque Authority Dr. Clare Hay

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU “Sloper” Carburetors

Estimated 82 HP at 3,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Saleroom Addendum

♢ Please note that this lot is Swiss registered and has Swiss registration. This lot has entered the UK on a temporary import bond, which must be cancelled either by exporting the lot outside the UK.

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