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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