Lot 153

2021   |   Pebble Beach 2021

1931 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Supercharged 'Blower' Sports Tourer

Coachwork by In the Style of Vanden Plas


$3,000,000 - $4,000,000





Car Highlights

One of the Original 50 Supercharged “Blower” Bentleys Built for Racing Homologation

Delivered New in Scotland with J. Gurney Nutting Drophead Coachwork

Cherished by One Family for 47 Years

Ideal Entry for the World’s Most Elite Events

Among the Finest Dual-Purpose Touring Cars of the Classic Era

Technical Specs

4,398 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HVG5 Carburetors

Amherst Villiers Mk IV Roots-Type Ribbed Supercharger

182 HP at 3,900 RPM

4-Speed Non-Synchromesh “C” Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Beam Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension

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David Brynan