Lot 32

2023   |  

London Auction 2023

1931 Bentley Eight Litre Folding Head Coupe

Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner

Register to Bid

SOLD £787,500


£825,000 - £1,250,000


YX 5123



Car Highlights

Offered from 45-Year Single Family Ownership

Beautiful Close-Coupled Open Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner

Extensive History Report by Dr. Clare Hay

Largely Unrestored; Retains Its Original Drivetrain and Bodywork According to Dr. Clare Hay Report

Fascinating Provenance and Period Documentation

Extraordinary Example of the Ultimate Vintage Bentley

Technical Specs

7,982 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HO8 Carburetors

220 BHP at 3,500 RPM

4-Speed “F” Type Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Friction Shock Absorbers

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

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