At a Glance:
|1948||Bentley||MK6 "Special"||30,000 (Not Warranted)||£38000 + buyers premium|
Bentley MK6 “259HTR” was modified from a 4 door saloon to a 2 seater sports special in the early 80’s by Chas Wells who was a well respected motor engineer from the early 1930’s. He lived near Romsey and owned a garage there called The Plaza Garage where he repaired cars for many of the locals including working on the Mountbatten cars of Broadlands.
Included in the sale is the original Bentley handbook, numerous hand written technical drawings and lists of mods carried out to the chassis, plus list of parts purchased. Correct klaxon horn fitted, and original Bentley inspection lamp fitted under bonnet. Also comes with aero screens and fittings (not fitted to the car) plus a number of spares.
Auctioneers notes: It is worth noting that the previous owners of HUK21 set up Derry Mallalieu engineering specialising in preparation of vintage and classic racing cars in addition to producing the Bentley Barchetta.
|Auction||28th April 2017 - 91% SOLD|
|Vehicle Model||MK6 "Special"|
|Year of Manufacture||1948|
|Mileage||30,000 (Not Warranted)|
|Date first Registered||18-10-1948|
|Estimated Sale Price||£23,000 - 25,000|
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