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    Speed 8 “Le Mans Style Tourer” by Racing Green

    • A homage to the iconic Bentleys of the early ‘30s
    • Completely built up new on original Bentley Chassis
    • Craftsmanship of the highest standard
    • Rare opportunity for true Bentley enthusiasts
    Colour British racing green
    Interior Leather "Lincoln Green“
    Type open touring car
    Gearbox Manual shift
    Drive Left
    Location Hamburg

    Description:

    The 6½-litre cars were known to be a milestone in the history of the Bentley marque. In its Speed Six form, the car established itself as a racing car icon of the early 1930s, with notable successes on the track with famous drivers such as Barnato/Clement and the other Bentley Boys.

    The body of the vehicle presented here is based on the construction of the original Le Mans cars. The basis for this Speed 6 or 8 Recreation was a Bentley MK VI from 1948, which was built by Racing Green Engineering Ltd. in South Wales using an original Rolls Royce B80 8 cylinder in-line engine. Racing Green Engineering has 40 years of experience in the restoration of high quality pre-war Bentleys. The engineering, including the electrics, has been optimised to meet the demands of modern motoring and rallying. The car combines craftsmanship of the highest standard with fantastic driving characteristics. Acquiring the car presented here is a rare opportunity for true Bentley enthusiasts!

    Coachwork:
    Body Aluminium 2 + 2 seater, Le Mans Style Tourer based on a Bentley MK VI chassis.

    Equipment:
    “Lincoln Green” leather interior, high-quality green wool carpet, soft top cover and tarpaulin, etc.

    Engine:
    In-line 8-cylinder with 5.675 ccm, approx. 180 hp, 4-speed manual transmission.

     

    298.500,00 €

    (§ 25 a, no tax to be shown)

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    Description:

    The 6½-litre cars were known to be a milestone in the history of the Bentley marque. In its Speed Six form, the car established itself as a racing car icon of the early 1930s, with notable successes on the track with famous drivers such as Barnato/Clement and the other Bentley Boys.

    The body of the vehicle presented here is based on the construction of the original Le Mans cars. The basis for this Speed 6 or 8 Recreation was a Bentley MK VI from 1948, which was built by Racing Green Engineering Ltd. in South Wales using an original Rolls Royce B80 8 cylinder in-line engine. Racing Green Engineering has 40 years of experience in the restoration of high quality pre-war Bentleys. The engineering, including the electrics, has been optimised to meet the demands of modern motoring and rallying. The car combines craftsmanship of the highest standard with fantastic driving characteristics. Acquiring the car presented here is a rare opportunity for true Bentley enthusiasts!

    Coachwork:
    Body Aluminium 2 + 2 seater, Le Mans Style Tourer based on a Bentley MK VI chassis.

    Equipment:
    “Lincoln Green” leather interior, high-quality green wool carpet, soft top cover and tarpaulin, etc.

    Engine:
    In-line 8-cylinder with 5.675 ccm, approx. 180 hp, 4-speed manual transmission.

     

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