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Bentley Supersports LeMans 1926

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One of 18 100mph (when LSR was 153mph) Green Label racers and the only Long Chassis car. Full history and Full on!

Bentley 8 Litre Brooklands Racer

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This 8 Litre Brooklands outer circuit racer was driven by Margaret Allen at Brooklands at 136 MPH in 1936.

1949 Bentley Mark 6 Special

bentley mark 6 special

This Bentley Mk VI Special has been on the road in its current form since 2004.  The chassis was purchased in 1989 and has been completely restored.  Work included new gearbox and re-built 6.5 litre B81 Bentley/Rolls-Royce engine.  The open sports body was built by Chic Doig of Cardenden and is aluminium over a steel […]

1947 Bentley Mark 6 Special

bentley mark 6

This Bentley was one of the very first examples manufactured when the company returned to car production shortly after World War II and was originally built as a four seater saloon with a coach built body. The car in this form is believed to have been exhibited at London Olympia at the first post-war motorshow in 1947. By […]

Bentley Mark 6 Special – Coming to Bromyard Speed Festival

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Bentley Mark 6 Special 1947 – Appearing  at Bromyard Speed Festival This Bentley Special was rebuilt in 2004 having last been on the road in 1970. It was originally fitted with a coach built timber and aluminium saloon body and is believed to have appeared at Earls Court as part of the first post war motor-show. […]

Bentley Mark VI Special – Another Beautiful Car Coming to Bromyard

bentley mark vi

This 1949 Bentley Mk VI Special has been on the road in its current form since 2004. The chassis was purchased in 1989 and has been completely restored. Work included new gearbox and re-built 6.5 litre B81 Bentley/Rolls-Royce engine. The open sports body was built by Chic Doig of Cardenden and is aluminium over a […]

1927 Bentley Le Mans 4.5 Litre Coming to Bromyard 3rd April

bentley le mans 1927

1927 Bentley Le Mans 4.5 Litre Coming to Bromyard 3rd April 2016 Owned originally by Captain H Newgass and three more owners in the UK, before being shipped to South Africa in 1932 where it remained for 40 years; during which time it was raced successfully in local events by Ralph Rohr and another of its […]

Bentley R-Type 1954 Appearing at Bromyard Speed Festival

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1954 Bentley R-Type in garnet over regal red. Owned by Mr Colin Carvell, acquired 7 years ago. Powered by a ‘big bore’ 4,566 cc straight 6 engine, essentially the R Type was a larger-boot version of its predecessor the Mk VI and despite weighing nearly 2 tons it could reach a top speed of around 106 […]

Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model 1926 Booked for Bromyard Speed Festival

bentley 3 litre speed model 1926

Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model 1926. Body replaced in 1931 with a Vanden Plas tourer body. “I have owned the car since 2003 and used it extensively for touring. This has included Bentley Drivers Club tours to New Zealand, France, Ireland and South Africa as well as several other trips to Europe.” See it driving […]

Bentley Continental R Coupe 1956

Bentley Continental R Coupe 1956

Bentley Continental R Coupe 1956 coming to Bromyard Speed Festival 2016