1947 | Bentley Speed eight ‘Peking to Paris’
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Make Bentley Model Speed eight Model name Speed eight ‘Peking to Paris’ Year of manufacture 1947 Condition category Conversion/ Special First registration 01/1947 Body style Convertible Body detail Racing car Cubic capacity (ccm) 5,675 Cylinders 8 Doors 2 Steering Right (RHD) Transmission Manual Drive Rear Front Brake Drum Rear Brake Drum Fuel Petrol Exterior colour Red Manufacturer colour name Burgundy red Interior colour Brown Interior material Leather
Bentley Speed 8 ‘Peking to Paris’ by Racing Green Engineering, year chassis 1947. Chassis number B236BH, engine type B80, engine number B168RG. Body colour burgundy red, black chassis and wheels, and a brown leather interior trimmed with brown carpet. This fantastic Bentley Speed 8 ‘Peking to Paris’ open tourer was built by Racing Green Engineering on a fully restored and improved 1947 Bentley Mk VI chassis. The automobile was completed in the year 2020. This magnificent Bentley Speed 8 is in a superb and like new condition, the car has driven 2400 kilometres since completion.
A special Bentley built by Racing Green Engineering is a magnificent quality product. The chassis and the mechanical components are built to the highest standards, the aluminium bodywork and the interior are hand crafted to perfection by their skilled craftsmen. The 5675-cc inline eight-cylinder engine runs very smooth and powerful, and the power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a fully synchronised four speed gearbox. This impressive Bentley Speed 8 features many options like twin petrol tanks, two spare wheels located at both sides of the car, a trunk under the left side running board, a baggage rack, fire extinguisher, footrest for the front passenger, a Monit Tripmaster and heated seats.
Original Bentley records of the chassis are present, and the car can be imported and registered in any country globally. Currently the car is registered in the Netherlands. This magnificent Bentley is a magnificent companion for (long distance) vintage car (rally) events. You will not find another Bentley Speed 8 like this fantastic example built by Racing Green Engineering. Altena Classic Service is official service partner for Racing Green Engineering. Contact us for more information.
Condition & Registration
Registered Ready to drive Accident-free Vehicle-ID: 290241
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