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Bentley 4 1/2 Litre ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer 1927

Allgemeine Beschreibung : Vintage and Prestige are proud to offer this 1927 Bentley 4 ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer For Sale.
Registration no: YV 9987
Engine no: UK3289
Chassis no: XL3113
 Factory records show this 4 ½  was originally buils as a H.J. Mulliner coupe and delivered to J.Harsard in April 1928.
 This Bentley has been under the current family ownership since 1991 when the proprietors  bought  2 cars from Tony White in South Africa(Cape Town).  Neither car had many body parts, but were otherwise complete. Tony White had originally planned to rebuild them himself but stated that the Bentley 8 Litre, that he had always wanted to buy, came on the market and he needed to sell the 2 4 1/2 litre cars to raise the cash to buy it.
Records show that chassis was sent back to the Bentley factory to be realigned, the chassis does also bear an extra number of exp5 which may be an original team car chassis that was used in the construction of the car.
 Jim Pike from Excell Engineering was commissioned to rebuild both cars as Le Mans replicas, both cars were rebuilt to concours standards, the sister car was subsequently sold with YV 9987 remaining in the family.
 During the ownership XL3113 has competed in many VSCC events and even won the Measham rally in 2010, she has been well serviced and cared for, including a radiator rebuild by specialists The Vintage Car Radiator company in recent years.
We are fortunate enough to have some of the finest WO’s pass through our hands each year, this is certainly no exception to the rule. The overall setup is excellent, a well tuned and balanced engine along with a great suspension and brake setup means this WO is definitely one of the best driving cars out there. She pulls along the road nicely and with a proven rally history she is certainly ready for another!
Aesthetically YV 9987 is definitely not a polished to within an inch of it’s life show queen, although we have sympathetically polished some of the brightwork for the photography, this 4 ½ has more of a rugged / patina effect and certainly would not look out of place on any vintage rally.
 
In our showroom and ready for viewing.
 

1927 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer is listed zu verkaufen on ClassicDigest in Essex by Prestige House for Preis nicht verfügbar.

 

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Karosserietyp : Auto Marke : Bentley Modell : 4 1/2 Litre Ausführung : ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer Hubraum : 0.0 Modelljahr : 1927 Karosstyp : Coupé Lage : Essex Fahrzeug Anmeldung : Undefiniert

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Evor er eine bloße Tochtergesellschaft von Rolls-Royce, Bentley war ein unabhängiger Automobilhersteller bekannt für den "schnellsten Lastwagen der Welt" ei Bentley 4 ½ Litre.

Good ol 'Bentley Boys (Eine Gruppe von wohlhabenden britischen Autofahrer, vor allem Woolf Barnato, Sir Henry "Tim" Birkin, Hindernisläufer George Duller, Flieger Glen Kidston, SCH "Sammy" Davis, und Dr. Dudley Benjafield) -in ihre treuen Bentley Autos-dauerte vier Siegen in Folge bei 24 Stunden von Le Mans im Jahre 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930

1931 wurde Bentley über Britisch-Zentral Equitable Vertrauen, dass sich später als eine Front für Rolls-Royce Limited übernommen. Mit seiner Rolle bei Rolls-Royce, W.Ø. unglücklich Bentley das Unternehmen verlassen, wenn sein Vertrag 1935 ausgelaufen ordnungsgemäß Beitritt Lagonda. Das war Anfang der letztlich lassen Bentley Autos auf bloße badge-engineered Rolls-Royce zu werden.