EUR 385.000



Marca BENTLEY Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster Guida Sinistra
Modello - Condizione Usata Trazione -
Versione - Carburante Altro Cambio N/A
Anno 1951 KM 2901 Colore Verde
Marca BENTLEY KM 2901
Modello - Guida Sinistra
Versione - Carburante Altro
Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster Trazione -
Condizione Usata Cambio N/A
Anno 1951 Colore Verde
Modello -
Versione -
Anno 1951
Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster
Condizione Usata
Guida Sinistra
Trazione -
Carburante Altro
Cambio N/A
KM 2901
Colore Verde


Bentley MK VI Open Sports Tourer

* 8 cylinder in-line Rolls Royce/Bentley B80 engine.
* Unique construction by Racing Green Engineering Ltd. in South Wales.
* Perfectly restored in every detail.
* Extensive documentation and approval certificates.

W.W. Bentley founded Bentley Motors in 1919 and to date has grown to a team of more than 4,000 dedicated employees.
The brand's extraordinary cars have always been designed by exceptional people who use only the best materials and who in turn have been inspired by people with vision and passion. From the passionate Bentley Boys and ~Girls who raced the cars in the 1920s and W.W. Bentley to achieve ever greater technical feats down to the current visionary owners, helping to shape the world around Bentley drivers.
Racing is in Bentley's DNA and without racing Bentley might never have existed. The team that emerged in the 1920s proved unstoppable on the racetracks of Great Britain and Northern Europe.
W.W. Bentley was more than just an engineer, he was also a man who undeniably believed in the importance of auto racing as a contributor to his success. As he himself said, race policy was part of the foundations of Bentley Motors and that his testing and publicity give to our cars, effectively making him the forerunner of today's works teams in professional racing.
As a brand, we are constantly looking ahead and we refer to the innovative technological concept cars that have been developed over time, completely with a view to the future.
The manifesto launched by Bentley outlines the intention to become the most sustainable luxury car brand in the world.
The unique relationship between those who make the cars and those who drive them has contributed to a fascinating history like no other.

Particularly beautiful and with an eye for detail by Coach builder: Racing Green Engineering Ltd. in South Wales, rebuilt to an Open Sports Tourer.
The body is built on a totally renovated 1951 Bentley MK VI chassis, which was fitted with an 8 cylinder Rolls Royce/Bentley B80 block.
The “Nut & Bolt” restoration includes: new tourer body with an aluminum clad frame made of ash wood, chrome parts and the electrical completely newly installed.
Experts from the Bentley Drivers Club Ltd. have checked and agreed everything concerning the originality of the car and its parts, which was stated in an official letter to Mr Peris Edwards of Racing Green Engineering Ltd. was confirmed on February 24, 2014.
Aftersales Department of Bentley Motors Ltd has issued a Certificate of Construction & Technical Specification of the originally delivered Bentley Mark VI, the chassis of which has been used for this Open Sports Tourer.
The car has already had approvals in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Germany, which will simplify re-inspections in the event of an export.

The impressive bodywork consists of a beautiful frame of impregnated ash wood with aluminum panels padded and covered with rexine in a green color, completely matching the dark green front of the Bentley.
Black Double duck folding hood and a black tonneau cover that fits completely over the open part. All chrome work perfectly renewed. Everything in top condition.

The beautiful high quality dark green leather upholstery reflects the craftsmanship put into this car. The beautifully shaped Bucket Seats, with heated seats, for driver and co-driver and the generous rear seat together with the identical leather upholstery on the panels and the firmly lined carpets complete the interior in perfection.

The Bentley B80 engine is an 8 cylinder in-line engine with overhead intake and exhaust valves, dry sump lubrication system with separate oil filter. The cubic capacity is 5,675 cc.

Pressurized cooling system with a 5 blade 16” V-belt driven cooling fan.

The 4 SU carburettors of the type H.6 are mounted on a polished aluminum intake manifold and provide the powerful engine with the necessary fuel. The fuel pump can be switched on as desired; a mechanical pump driven by the engine or by two electric petrol pumps. The grid-frame protected fuel tank holds 25 gallons (approx. 114 liters).

The stainless steel exhaust system has a large bore directly to the mufflers.

Single dry plate, heavy duty.
Bentley four speed and reverse with synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th gear.
Gear ratios: 1st - 2.98 : 1, 2nd - 2.02 : 1, 3rd - 1.34 : 1, 4th - Direct. Reverse - 3.15
High Ratio Crown Wheel and Pinion for getting a higher ratio.

Totally improved suspension system both at the front and at the rear.

Cam & roller steering system, ratio 15.25:1. 18” Bentley steering wheel.

Hydraulic drum brakes, front. Mechanical drum brakes, rear assisted by a mechanically driven servo. Improved brake linings, additional cooling slots on the front brakes.

Black painted 21” spoke rims fitted with 21 x 7.00 Blockley tires. Chromed Knock on spinners.

The Bentley is equipped with a 12V installation with a negative ground. The battery is located under the floor compartment and the safety switch in the rear cargo area.
Charging is done via an improved 12V alternator.
The Lucas P100 headlights have 55/65w halogen lighting. In addition, Cibie "long range driving" lamps have also been fitted with 55/65w halogen lighting. Stone chip protection mesh is mounted on all headlights.
The direction indicators are discreetly integrated into the whole.

The instruments are mounted in a beautifully hammered aluminum panel and all gauges date from the original period.

This Bentley is a perfect choice for classic driving pleasure with a unique look!

We can also arrange the export documents and transport for you. An insurance for 2 weeks is also possible!

We have been trading in vintage, classic and modern sports cars for years, with sales throughout the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world. We offer a wonderful variety of collector cars capable of providing years of pure pleasure, which you can find online at www.carrosso.com or by visiting our showroom in Oldemarkt, an hour's drive from Amsterdam.

We have a wide variety of classic sports cars, if you are interested in the specific details of a particular car, please give us a call. We are open to negotiating transactions, we can stock cars and we have an effective and reliable way to sell your cars through our purchase or consignment sales program. So, if you have a (classic) sports car for sale, please contact us.


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