Lot 160

2012   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2012

1927 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Sports Tourer

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

Estimate

$2,000,000 - $2,500,000

Chassis

BX2421

Engine

DH2201 Registration No. YE 9859<br>Body No. 1377

Car Highlights

An Important Vintage Bentley with Original Coachwork

Matching-Numbers Example

Desirable Factory-Delivered Specifications

The First 6 1/2-Litre Vanden Plas Sports Tourer

Well-Documented History Since New

Ideal International Event Entry

Beautiful Presentation of a Very Significant Vintage Bentley

Technical Specs

6,597 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU Carburetors

200 BHP at 3,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual “B” Gearbox Upgraded to “C” Specifications

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Mechanical Drum Brakes

Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension with Friction Shock Absorbers

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