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Bentley History

History

This is the history of the brand Bentley since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

Classic Cars

We have collected the best classic cars in our catalogue. In addition, if you're going to buy one - just check the latest Bentley listings in the United States.

Bentley

Automobile company Bentley Motors was founded in 1919 by Walter Bentley, konstruirovavshim engines during the First World war. Already in 1924, Bentley has developed a car that wins the 24 hours of Le Mans. It is interesting, that the success was repeated more than once. The first Bentley was equipped with a 3-liter engine, however, due to the increase of the requirements of potential buyers for capacity, was also designed a model with a 4.5-liter engine, which received the name of the Blower Bentley.





Already in 1929, was developed by a light version of the Blower Bentley specially for participation in the race. Another high-speed car Bentley with a 6-liter engine appeared in 1928, who became famous due to the novels of James bond. It is characteristic that in 1930 Bentley were on the brink of bankruptcy, but the success of the machine with 8-litre engine gave the opportunity to sell the company not someone else, a manufacturer of luxury cars Rolls-Royce. In this case, wolf Barnato, by the time owned the controlling package of shares, the money has purchased shares rolls-Royce, which gave him the opportunity in 1934 again lead the newly formed branch of Bentley Motors.





From now on production transferred to Derby, the beginning of manufacture of sports analogues Rolls-Royce, the first of which was the new Bentley on the 3.5-liter 1933. Unfortunately, the permanent clients of Bentley he is a little disappointed, but the "newcomers" was perceived in the ur. In the period of the Second World Bentley did not sell full of cars, but produced chassis rolling and dashboards, komplektovavshiesya bodies of other companies. The first post-war Mark VI produced since 1946.





Attention is also Bentley Continental, manufactured in 1952-1955 years solely for the internal market. Almost all Bentley Continental were pravorulnymi and in the type of body fastback. All were produced 165 copies, including a prototype of the vehicle. In 1980, Bentley became unprofitable enterprise for Rolls-Royce, therefore, the further fate of the company was held under the auspices of the Vickers. There were revived "luxury" traditions of the company, the first bright representative of which was continental GT, 1980.




Since 1998 and to this day cars of this brand produces Volkswagen Group.



At the auctions you can meet a great variety of models of Bentley. Cheapest - continental GT and Eight 80ies, the car can even be bought for 5 thousand pounds.

Modern Continental GT will cost at least 40 thousand pounds or more. Significantly cheaper than it would cost В«aristocratВ» of 50s - 60s, the prices for models R Type and S3 begin with 20 thousand pounds.


You can find in the sale and rather antique car. For example, the exclusive Bentley Special Monza Sports 1949 will cost 115 thousand pounds.

Bentley cars, presented in our catalogue:

Latest classic Bentley cars offered in listings in the United States:

1951 Bentley Other 1951 Bentley Other 12 $26,500.00
1954 Bentley Other 1954 Bentley Other 12 $26,500.00
1952 Bentley Other 1952 Bentley Other 12 $15,750.00
1964 Bentley Other 1964 Bentley Other 12 $9,750.00
1956 Bentley Other 1956 Bentley Other 12 $11,750.00
1949 Bentley Other 1949 Bentley Other 12 $16,750.00
1949 Bentley Other 1949 Bentley Other 12 $15,750.00
1957 Bentley Other 1957 Bentley Other 12 $26,500.00
1957 Bentley Other 1957 Bentley Other 12 $15,750.00
1951 Bentley Other 1951 Bentley Other 12 $14,750.00
1964 Bentley Other 1964 Bentley Other 12 $9,750.00
1964 Bentley Other 1964 Bentley Other 12 $15,750.00
1957 Bentley Other 1957 Bentley Other 12 $14,750.00
1946 Bentley Other 1946 Bentley Other 12 $6,950.00
1966 Bentley Other 1966 Bentley Other 12 $8,500.00
1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 21 $475,000.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1967 Bentley T1 1967 Bentley T1 21 $7,000.00
1963 Rolls-Royce Other WITH WORKING A/C & ORIGINAL BUILD SHEETS! 1963 Rolls-Royce Other WITH WORKING A/C & ORIGINAL BUILD SHEETS! 21 $87,500.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1 $40,900.00
1984 Bentley Mulsanne 1984 Bentley Mulsanne 21 $21,999.00
1961 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 1961 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 11 $169,900.00
1962 Rolls-Royce Other 1962 Rolls-Royce Other 12 $49,900.00
1950 Bentley Other 1950 Bentley Other 1 $34,500.00
1971 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 1971 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 17 $US $100,000.00
1989 Bentley Eight 1989 Bentley Eight 21 $US $18,500.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 16 $16,500.00
1959 Bentley Other 1959 Bentley Other 21 $US $35,000.00
1988 Bentley Other 1988 Bentley Other 10 $75,000.00
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door sedan 1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door sedan 1 $35,000.00
1937 Other Makes 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Liter DHC Original Drop Head Coupe by Park Ward 1937 Other Makes 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Liter DHC Original Drop Head Coupe by Park Ward 21 $195,000.00
1989 Bentley Turbo R 1989 Bentley Turbo R 13 $15,000.00
1950 Bentley Other 1950 Bentley Other 12 $US $9,600.00
1988 Bentley Mulsanne S 1988 Bentley Mulsanne S 12 $13,890.00
1983 Land Rover Range Rover 1983 Land Rover Range Rover 21 $US $25,000.00
1953 Rolls-Royce Other Touring Saloon 1953 Rolls-Royce Other Touring Saloon 1 $100,000.00
1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - II : 4 door sedan 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - II : 4 door sedan 1 $39,750.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 21 $475,000.00
1975 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1975 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1 $49,500.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - 4 door saloon 1 $42,900.00
1987 Porsche 911 1987 Porsche 911 1 $115,897.00
1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 1953 Bentley Other Rarest top show/Concours winner 21 $US $0.99
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1989 Bentley Turbo R 1989 Bentley Turbo R 13 $15,000.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 16 $16,500.00
1958 Bentley S1 1958 Bentley S1 11 $US $7,500.00
1988 Bentley Other 1988 Bentley Other 10 $75,000.00
1961 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 1961 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 11 $169,900.00
1989 Toyota Century Personal Limo 1989 Toyota Century Personal Limo 21 $11,995.00
1988 Bentley Mulsanne 1988 Bentley Mulsanne 21 $US $20,050.00
1989 Toyota Century Personal Limo 1989 Toyota Century Personal Limo 21 $11,995.00
1984 Bentley Mulsanne 1984 Bentley Mulsanne 8 $21,999.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1936 Bentley Other 1936 Bentley Other 1 $67,500.00
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1 $44,500.00
1958 Bentley S1 1958 Bentley S1 11 $US $7,500.00
Bentley: S1 4 door sedan Bentley: S1 4 door sedan 12 $C $35,000.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1953 Bentley Other Sedan 1953 Bentley Other Sedan 1 $US $9,800.00
1956 Bentley Other 1956 Bentley Other 11 $US $21,000.00
1988 Bentley Mulsanne 1988 Bentley Mulsanne 21 $US $20,850.00
1980 Bentley Turbo R TURBO ''R'' 1980 Bentley Turbo R TURBO ''R'' 21 $15,950.00
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1 $44,500.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 16 $16,500.00
1950 Bentley Mark IV 1950 Bentley Mark IV 21 $US $9,200.00
1936 Bentley Other 1936 Bentley Other 1 $59,500.00
1962 Bentley Other 1962 Bentley Other 1 $225,000.00
1989 Bentley Turbo R 1989 Bentley Turbo R 12 $13,500.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1958 Bentley S1 1958 Bentley S1 11 $US $7,500.00
1988 Bentley Mulsanne S 1988 Bentley Mulsanne S 21 $US $10,200.01
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1937 Other Makes 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Liter DHC Original Drop Head Coupe by Park Ward 1937 Other Makes 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Liter DHC Original Drop Head Coupe by Park Ward 21 $195,000.00
1988 Bentley Eight 1988 Bentley Eight 12 $10,500.00
1956 Bentley Other 1956 Bentley Other 11 $US $21,000.00
1958 Bentley Other 1958 Bentley Other 11 $US $7,500.00
1950 Bentley Other 1950 Bentley Other 12 $US $10,104.00
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $374,900.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1 $44,500.00
1958 Bentley S1 standard steel saloon 1958 Bentley S1 standard steel saloon 12 $US $6,959.59
1900 Replica/Kit Makes 1900 Replica/Kit Makes 21 $25,999.00
1989 Bentley Turbo R 1989 Bentley Turbo R 1 $36,500.00
1956 Bentley Other 1956 Bentley Other 11 $US $25,000.00
1961 Bentley Other S2 STANDARD STEEL SEDAN 1961 Bentley Other S2 STANDARD STEEL SEDAN 21 $US $2,520.00
1931 Bentley Other 1931 Bentley Other 12 $389,900.00
1965 Bentley Other 1965 Bentley Other 21 $16,000.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Bentley T 4 door saloon 1 $44,500.00
1958 Bentley Other 1958 Bentley Other 11 $US $7,500.00
1956 Bentley Saloon 1 1956 Bentley Saloon 1 12 $49,995.00
1949 Bentley Other 1949 Bentley Other 12 $16,750.00
1957 Bentley Other 1957 Bentley Other 12 $26,500.00
1964 Bentley Other 1964 Bentley Other 12 $15,750.00
1961 Bentley S2 -- 1961 Bentley S2 -- 12 $49,995.00
1946 Bentley Other 1946 Bentley Other 12 $6,950.00
1935 Bentley Other 1935 Bentley Other 1 $239,500.00
1979 Bentley Other 1979 Bentley Other 12 $46,500.00