Lot 29

2022   |  

London Auction

1932 Bentley Eight Litre Sports Tourer

From The Timeless Collection

Coachwork by In the Style of Vanden Plas

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SOLD £759,375

Estimate

£750,000 - £1,000,000

Chassis

YM5036

Engine

YM5036

Car Highlights

One of Just 100 Bentley Eight Litre Models Built

Configured for Optimal Performance with the Short-Wheelbase Chassis and Le Mans-Style Tourer Coachwork

Phenomenal Attention to Detail in Traditional Colors

W.O. Bentley’s Swan Song and Considered by Many His Grandest Achievement

An Outright Supercar in Its Day

Technical Specs

7,982 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Three 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 with Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

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