1948 Bentley MkVI Special Project - NOW SOLD

Transmission: 4-Speed Manual

Chassis Number: B232DA

Engine Number: B116D

1948 Bentley MkVI Special Rolling chassis special project with V5 - NOW SOLD

£15,889 restoration bills April 1990 to July 1992 inc ENGINE REBUILT, chassis stripped, cleaned and painted.

Imagine the bills today to get to this stage for a Special

Radiator cowl included

V5 and original 1948 registration number JYT 408

So a huge amount of Bentley MkVI Special preparation work done including :

1) moving the radiator back

2) moving the engine back

3) moving the cruciform back

Imagine the time spent to get to this stage - all done !

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW MUCH THE RADIATOR / ENGINE / CRUCIFORM have been moved back by comparing the red-primed standard chassis photos shown at the bottom of this listing... Huge amount of work done here.

Click on the main photo to start a slide sequence of photos...

Originally a Harold Radford & Co Saloon of Melton Court South Kensington, London SW7,  in Mistletoe Green and Beige hide, delivered to a FH Barker and Co Ltd of North End Road, Fulham, London SW6, handed over on 14th August 1948.

Start your Bentley MkVI project miles ahead - with masses of work done already

 You could build something like this : https://www.coys.co.uk/cars/1947-bentley-mark-vi-special-by-syd-lawrence estimated at £70,000 - £75,000....?

The inventory is :-

Chassis - heavily modified
Starter motor
Fuel tank
Spare wheel
Fuel lines
Fuel pump
Prop shaft
Anti roll bar
Hand brake
Air box
All in the photos - plus sundry items
and V5 dated 1948



Call 07973 731508