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The Motor House, Warrington

  Lot 14

1947 Bentley MK VI
Buy it Now £20,500 plus fees

Lot details

Registration No: 379 XUA
Chassis No: B352BH
Mot Expiry: Exempt

  • Offered with a large collection of invoices
  • 61,000 recorded miles and current ownership since 2002
  • Subject to a previous restoration including being repainted
  • Engine overhaul, rewire and interior work in c.2001
  • Attractively finished in two tone Blue coachwork

Bentley's MKVI was the first vehicle ever offered by the company with factory-designed coachwork, and the first to be assembled in Rolls-Royce's Crewe factory rather than the old Derby premises. Its sizeable, X-braced chassis featured hydraulic front brakes and independent coil-and-wishbone front suspension. Power came from the new six-cylinder unit first seen in the short-lived MKV Saloon. Initially 4257cc but later enlarged to 4566cc (for the rarer 'Big Bore' version of which just 1,202 were made),

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Very Good'
Engine: 'Average'
Electrical Equipment: 'Good'
Paintwork: 'Very Good'
Gearbox: 'Average'
Interior Trim: 'Very Good'

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
07943 584760


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