Lot 159

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Sports Tourer

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

SOLD $693,000

Estimate

$650,000 - $800,000

Chassis

AX1668

Engine

AX1672

Car Highlights

Matching-Numbers, Original-Bodied Car Documented by Marque Authority Clare Hay

Unique Original Features and Argentine Provenance

Class Winner at 2001 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

Participant in 2007 Mille Miglia Retrospective and 2015 Pebble Beach® Motoring Classic

One of the Finest Vanden Plas 3 Litres Extant

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin “Sloper” SU Carburetors

Estimated 82 HP

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

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