1953 bentley mark vi




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  • In the early novels Bond's one true love was the Bentley 4½ Litre. After this was destroyed, he used his gambling winnings to buy a Bentley Mark VI.

    A rare example of subtle Swiss coachwork on the Bentley Mark VI chassis High- quality, Car type. Other. Lot number. Drive. RHD. Condition. Used.

    Since 1970, all engines on Bentley cars have had a capacity of 6.75 liters. This tradition is maintained on modern cars.

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    1953 bentley mark vi

    1953 bentley mark vi

    Sign In Don't have an account? Mark VI engines and chassis were modified to provide higher performance and sold to be bodied by selected coachbuilders as the first Bentley Continentals see below. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Announced in May [5] and produced from to it was also both the first car from Rolls-Royce with all-steel coachwork and the first complete car assembled and finished at their factory. Since the Bentley has been produced alongside the celebrated Rolls-Royce.

    1953 bentley mark vi

    1953 bentley mark vi

    1953 bentley mark vi

    1953 bentley mark vi

    1953 bentley mark vi

    Bentley Mark VI | Classic Driver Market

    We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies. Swiss coachbuilder Hermann Graber of Basel worked on virtually every fine chassis from the s through the s but became especially highly regarded for the gentle elegance of its designs on Rolls-Royce and Bentley. The example offered here was ordered as a chassis through the renowned Geneva agent, S.

    Walter Gemuseus of Zurich, a prominent Swiss banker, with Graber noted as the coachbuilder of record. It should be noted that build sheets for the car, as well as Bernard L. Factory records indicate that delivery of the car was made to Monsieur Gemuseus on 1 June Later ownership is not recorded, aside from a Mr.

    1953 bentley mark vi

    Singh of California, from whom it was purchased by longtime Rolls-Royce and Bentley connoisseur, Gene Epstein, in the early 21st century.

    By this time, the car had been converted to its present cabriolet configuration. Epstein endeavored to complete a ground-up restoration of the car, in which the body was removed from the chassis, and the frame itself taken down to bare metal, repaired as necessary, and properly refinished.

    1953 bentley mark vi

    The engine and all mechanical components were carefully rebuilt. The body was refinished in a beautiful forest green and black two-tone, with high-quality tan leather upholstery. The steering column, steering wheel, and instruments were removed and correctly restored.

    Proper Marchal headlamps, as original, were fitted, along with a pair of matching fog lights. Importantly, the top was also remade, to authentic Graber designs, including custom-machined hardware. Smith, who enjoyed driving this car regularly. Lovely in its presentation and the subtle elegance of its lines, this is among the most beautiful Graber designs on the Mark VI chassis and awaits a new home on either the Swiss Alpine roads or a concours field.

    To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys. A rare example of subtle Swiss coachwork on the Bentley Mark VI chassis High-quality, award-winning restoration; beautiful lines Wonderful period-correct accessories, including fitted luggage and a picnic hamper Correct professional conversion to an open cabriolet Swiss coachbuilder Hermann Graber of Basel worked on virtually every fine chassis from the s through the s but became especially highly regarded for the gentle elegance of its designs on Rolls-Royce and Bentley.

    1953 bentley mark vi

    Sir John Black's 1952 Bentley Mark VI - FOR SALE



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