1928 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports “Bobtail”

Factory Le Mans Team Car
Coachwork by Vanden Plas
Estimate: $5,500,000 - $7,500,000
SOLD $6,050,000
Chassis: KM3088
Engine: MF3175 (see text)
Registration No. YW 2557

A Two-Time Factory Le Mans Entry
2nd Overall at the 1929 Brooklands Double Twelve
3rd Overall at the 1929 24 Hours of Le Mans
The Only Remaining “Bobtail” 4 1/2 Litre
Exceptional Provenance and Limited Ownership
Recent and Exacting Preservative Restoration
Ideal International Driving and Concours Event Entrant
One of the Greatest Bentleys in Existence

4,398 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
Twin SU Sloper Carburetors
Estimated 150 HP
4-Speed Manual “D” Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Semi-Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension with Friction-Plate Shock Absorbers


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