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 modifiedEngineCarbsDynamoStarter motorSpeedoFuel tankSpare wheelFuel linesFuel pumpProp shaftAnti roll barHand brakeAir boxAll in the photos - plus sundry itemsand V5 dated 1948
Call 07973 731508