1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Sports Tourer

Coachwork by Vanden Plas
Estimate: £350,000 - £450,000
SOLD £345,000
Chassis: BL1620
Engine: BL1620
♢ Please note that this lot is Swiss registered and has Swiss registration. This lot has entered the UK on a temporary import bond, which must be cancelled either by exporting the lot outside the UK on an approved Bill of Lading with supporting customs documentation or by paying the applicable VAT and import duties to have the lot remain in the UK.

Desirable Late-Production Speed Model with Vanden Plas Sports Body
Owned for Three Decades by BDC Founding Member George W. Bennet
Retains Original Chassis, Coachwork, and Matching-Numbers Engine
Beautiful Show-Quality Restoration by Noted Bentley Specialist R.C. Moss
Extensive History File Includes Report by Marque Authority Dr. Clare Hay

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
Twin SU “Sloper” Carburetors
Estimated 82 HP at 3,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers
Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers

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