1931 Bentley 8 Litre

Open Tourer Coachwork by Harrison

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1931
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 27, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £50. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
AUCTION:
October 27, 2010
PREVIEW:
October 26, 2010
October 27, 2010
To be offered at auction ,Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Chassis No.
YR5076
Estimate:
£770,000-£1,000,000
220 bhp, 7,983 cc single overhead-camshaft inline six-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, dual SU carburettors, four-speed sliding pinion manual gearbox, live front and rear axles with semi-elliptic leaf springs and friction dampers, and four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 156"
- The final Bentley designed by the marque’s founder
- One of 100 8-Litre Bentleys and 10 open tourers built
- Original coachwork by Harrison
After the First World War, in a