Lot 48

2015   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2015

1927 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports

Coachwork by Restored with Le Mans Coachwork in the Style of Vanden Plas

SOLD $1,210,000

Estimate

$800,000 - $1,100,000

Chassis

BX 2416

Engine

BX 2421

Car Highlights

Complete Matching-Numbers Engine, Mechanicals, and Chassis

Extremely Authentic Re-creation of the 1930 Le Mans Team Cars

Touring Coachwork in the Iconic Period Style of Vanden Plas

6 1/2-Litre Engine, Mighty Proven Performer on Epic Alpine Tour

Bentley Club Show Winner Expertly Restored by UK Bentley Specialist

Technical Specs

6,597 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Motor

Twin SU HV5 Sidedraft Carburetors

180 HP at 7,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Solid Front Axle and Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Four Hartford Friction Dampers Front and Rear

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