Lot 114

2008   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2008

1931 Bentley 4 1/2-Litre Supercharged "Blower"

Coachwork by In The Style Of A Birkin Team Blower

SOLD $1,760,000

Estimate

$1,800,000 - $2,200,000

Chassis

MS 3928

Engine

SM 3921

Car Highlights

One Of The Original 50 Factory-Produced Blower Bentleys

Rebuilt To Le Mans Racing Specifications

Robust Tour Car With Proven Performance

Built Just After The Change To The Desirable Ribbed Blower Casing

Eligible For Vintage Racing And Rallies Worldwide

Technical Specs

Inline Four-Cylinder Single Overhead Camshaft 4 1/2-Litre Engine With Four Valves Per Cylinder And Forced Induction By Roots-Type Supercharger

182 BHP At 3,900 RPM

D-Type 4-Speed Close-Ratio Gearbox

400 mm 4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Semi-Elliptic Leaf-Spring Suspension With B&D Friction Shock Absorbers

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