Bentley Speed 8 ‘Le Mans’ Open Tourer, chassis year 1947. Chassis number B247XX, engine number B80 132XX. Colour dark British Racing Green combined with a Lincoln Green leather interior and green wool carpet. Black mohair hood, hood cover and tonneau cover. This magnificent Bentley Speed 8 ‘Le Mans’ was built in the year 2005 by the renowned company of Racing Green Engineering in the United Kingdom. This is a top-class Bentley special based on a Bentley Mk VI chassis and powered by an impressive Bentley B80 straight-eight engine fitted with four S.U. carburettors. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 4-speed manually operated gearbox with overdrive! This rugged automobile is in superb top condition with only the slightest traces of use. The car has driven only 8400 miles since the completion of the built. A (service) history file is present. The Mk VI based Bentley Speed 8 built by Racing Green Engineering is a delight to drive; the big automobile handles, shifts, brakes and steers light and easy; You will be surprised! This mighty Bentley offers a very special ‘pre-war’ driving experience. Altena Classic Service is the official Dutch service partner for Racing Green Engineering; we can offer all the service and care for your motor car to the highest Racing Green standards. This is a rare opportunity to acquire an almost like new Bentley Speed 8 ‘Le Mans’ built by Racing Green Engineering. This fine Bentley is ready for any adventure in the hands of a new owner!
Engine: 8 Cilinder in line