Bentley Speed 8 Special, year (chassis) 1949. Chassis number B459XX, engine number B80 229X. Colour dark British Racing Green combined with a green leather interior and green wool carpet. Black mohair hood , tonneau cover, and hood cover. This fabulous Bentley was completed in 2014 by the firm of Racing Green Engineering in Wales, United kingdom. This impressive Bentley Speed 8 was special was built on a fully restored 1949 Bentley Mk 6 chassis. The bodywork and the interior were perfectly handmade by the skilled craftsmen of Racing Green Engineering. The Mk 6 suspension, gearbox and the rear axle were fully overhauled and a large and powerful Bentley B80 engine was fitted. The B80 is a 5700 cc eight cylinder in-line engine which is fitted with four S.U. carburettors. After completion, the Bentley received by the buyer (and only owner since) who enjoyed the automobile on several journeys through Europe. Since the build, the automobile has dirven 16.000 kilometres, the car was serviced and maintained perfectly. This wonderful Bentley Speed 8 special is in an excellent top condition and the car drives perfectly. The Racing Green Engineering Bentleys are renowned for their high quality of build and finish and for their ease of operation. The automobile features a fully synchronized gearbox, EZ electric power steering, heated seats, storage boxes on the sides of the chassis, and Blockley 6.75/7.00 21-inch tyres. This Bentley Speed 8 special features a modified shifter location outside the bodywork, this gives additional space for the driver in the interior. The automobile is currently registered in the Netherlands, the car can be exported and registered in any country around the globe. 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.
Engine: 8 Cilinder engine