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Lot 27

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Tourer

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

Estimate

$900,000 - $1,200,000

Chassis

B25MX

Engine

S9BV

Car Highlights

One of the Final MX Series Overdrive Examples Built
One of Four “Swept Wing” Vanden Plas Tourers
Expertly Restored by Noted Marque Specialists P & A Wood
One of Just 25 Overdrive Cars Listed with the RROC
Rare Combination of Late Derby Bentley Mechanicals and Signature Vanden Plas Coachwork

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