Bentley Factory Le Mans Conversion 4 1/2 Litre @ Goodings Amelia Island

Bentley Factory Le Mans Conversion 4 1/2 Litre @ Goodings Amelia Island

1929 BENTLEY 4 1/2 LITRE LE MANS SPORTS TOURER

Coachwork by Vanden Plas

Estimate  $1,800,000 - $2,400,000
Chassis RL3428
Engine RL3432


Car Highlights
Exceedingly Rare Example Retaining Its Original Body and Drivetrain per Bentley Authority Dr. Clare Hay

One of Only Seven 4 1/2 Liters to Receive “Le Mans Conversion” by the Bentley Factory

Documented by Bentley Authority Dr. Clare Hay; Retained in Single Family Ownership for 80 Years

Recent and Exacting Restoration by Noted Marque Specialist R.C. Moss

An Important, Highly Regarded, and Desirable Vintage Bentley Ready to Tour or Show Competitively


Technical Specs
4,398 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU HGV5 Sidedraft Carburetors

Estimated 130 HP

4-Speed C-Type Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

AMELIA ISLAND AUCTIONS

February 29 - March 1, 2024


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