Bentley Special 3/8 Racer, year chassis 1949. This impressive Bentley Special was hand built by Racing Green Engineering of South Wales U.K. and completed in 2018. Chassis Nr. B211EW, engine number B81 2026X. Colour dark British Racing Green with creme white striping, high gloss black chassis and dark green painted wire wheels. Interior with matte black dashboard, black rubber floor trim and bucket seats clad with brown leather upholstery. This wonderful machine is based on a 1949 Bentley Mk VI chassis which was fully restored and strengthened to take the also fully rebuilt Bentley B81 6516 cc straight-eight engine and the four-speed (fully synchronised) manual Bentley gearbox. The bodywork is a masterpiece of craftmanship. The design was inspired by the lines and details of vintage racing cars and masterly made by the craftsmen of Racing Green Engineering. The built and finish of this machine are of the finest quality you will find in the vintage car industry. This Bentley is a superb and like new condition and the automobile has driven 4200 kilometres since completion.
The driving experience ticks all your senses; the big eight cylinder in-line engine pulls like a locomotive and the exhaust note resembles an angry thunderstorm. The elevated view around, and the view over the mighty bonnet and front wings makes one feel like a fighter plane pilot on the road. This Racing Green Engineering Bentley Special drives, shifts, brakes, and handles extremely well and easily for such a big, heavy, and powerful machine. The automobile also incorporates some practical features; the interior offers plenty of room for driver and co-driver, and a large boot which can be accessed from behind the seats. This Bentley Special comes with a complete history, Bentley records are present. The also comes with a FIA pass. The automobile is registered in the Netherlands and can be exported to any country. A very desirable machine indeed… Altena Classic Service is official service partner of Racing Green Engineering, please contact us for more information.