Wed, 14th Oct 2020 13:00

Imperial War Museum Duxford

  Lot 6

2000 Bentley Arnage Red Label
25,000 miles from new

Sold for £19,688

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: X434GJU
Chassis No: SCBLC32E8YCH05403
MOT: September 2021

  • Supplied new by Michael Powles Ltd of Leicestershire
  • Warranted 25,000 miles from new and maintained by the likes of supplying dealer Michael Powles, P&A Wood & Jack Barclay
  • Finished in the handsome combination of Peacock Blue with Cotswold leather upholstery
  • Original book pack, Bentley battery conditioner, Alpine sat nav instructions, three keys etc

Finished in the handsome combination of Peacock Blue with Cotswold leather upholstery, this particular example has covered just 25,000 miles from new and is deemed by the vendor to be in `very good overall' condition with regard to its engine, automatic transmission, electrical equipment, interior trim, bodywork and paintwork. Maintained by the likes of supplying dealer Michael Powles, Hillier Hill, P&A Wood, Jack Barclay and most recently Silver Lady Services at 5,336, 6,095, 6,396, 6,700, 7,217, 9,096, 11,225, 12,786, 14,366, 16,160, 18,954, 19,824, 20,544, 23,024 and 24,600 miles, the Bentley possesses a current MOT certificate valid until August 31st 2021. Offered for sale with V5C Registration Document, fitted umbrellas, battery charger, book pack and two sets of keys (plus a master).

Model Background:

Introduced at the 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Bentley Arnage Red Label boasted 835Nm of torque - more than any other production car! Powered by a revised version of the marque's long-serving 6.75-litre V8 (albeit in turbocharged guise) allied to four-speed automatic transmission, the newcomer was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.9 seconds and 155mph. Further benefiting from a stiffer bodyshell, revised suspension and bigger brakes, the luxury sports saloon came with an Alpine sat-nav system and parking sensors as standard. A tangible link to the Crewe-built Bentleys of the 1950s/60s, the last of 2,282 Red Labels was completed in 2005.

PLEASE NOTE: The personalised number plate shown in the photos 'TRB 98' is being retained by the vendor and does not form part of the sale.

PLEASE NOTE: This lot was last serviced at 24,428 miles and not 24,600 miles as stated in the catalogue.

PLEASE NOTE: The last stamp in the accompanying service book was made at 16,160 miles. The information about the Bentley being serviced at 18,954, 19,824 and 20,544 miles was given to us by the previous owner for whom we sold it for £24,150 in June 2018.


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