Lot 75

2022   |   Amelia Island Auction

1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Sports Coupe

Coachwork by Park Ward Ltd.

SOLD $775,000

Estimate

$700,000 - $900,000

Chassis

B30MR

Engine

C8BM

Car Highlights

Sleek One-Off Styling by Park Ward Ltd. Dubbed the “Honeymoon Express” in Period

A Masterpiece of Art Deco-Inspired Design with Numerous Modern and Unique Features

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine per Factory Records

Extremely Rare Two-Place Configuration on the Overdrive 4 1/4 Litre Chassis

Offered with Tools, Original Manual, and a Trove of Historical Documents Dating to 1962

Technical Specs

4,257 CC OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU Carburetors

126 HP at 4,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox with Overdrive

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Beam-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

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

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Garth Hammers