Bentley Speed 8 Special, year (chassis) 1947. Chassis number B186XX, Engine number B81 2078X. Colour dark British Racing Green combined with a green leather interior and green wool carpet. Black mohair hood, tonneau cover and hood-cover. This magnificent Bentley Speed 8 Special was completed by the renowned firm of Racing Green Engineering in the year 2008. The Speed 8 Special was built on a very early 1947 Bentley Mk 6 chassis which was restored to brand new condition! The bodywork and the interior were handcrafted to the highest standards by the skilled craftsmen of Racing Green Engineering. The chassis was fitted with a large 6500 cc 8 cylinder-in-line Bentley B81 engine with four S.U. carburettors and a fully synchronized 4-speed manually operated gearbox. The car has driven only 4200 miles since completion of the build. This very impressive Bentley special with a 4-seat tourer bodywork in the style of the winning Le Mans racing cars is still in an excellent top condition! The Bentley automobiles built by racing Green Engineering are renowned for their superb quality of build and finish, and for their ease of operation. Altena Classic Service is an official Racing Green Engineering (Service) partner / dealer, we offer advice and service to enjoy your exclusive Bentley to the fullest. This Bentley can be imported to any country, and it comes with all the original papers, including the British v5c document. This is a very impressive and highly desirable Bentley Speed 8 special!
Engine: 8 Cilinder engine