Lot 42

2022   |   Pebble Beach Auctions

1930 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Supercharged 'Blower' Sports Tourer

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

Chassis

SM3913

Engine

SM3916

Car Highlights

Among the Finest of the Original 50 Supercharged “Blower” Bentleys

Quintessential Vanden Plas Sports Tourer Presented in Original Blue Livery

Delivered New to a Scottish Whisky Scion, Later Owned by a Noted English Architect

Retains Original Chassis, Body, Engine, Gearbox, and Rear End per Factory Records

Exceptional Five-Year Restoration by R.C. Moss; History Documented by Dr. Clare Hay

Awarded First in Class at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

Technical Specs

4,398 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HVG5 Carburetors

Amherst Villiers Roots-Type Supercharger

182 BHP at 3,900 RPM

4-Speed Non-Synchromesh D Type Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Beam Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that a new title has recently been processed and should be available shortly following the auction.

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David Brynan