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1951 Bentley Mark VI “Light Weight” Sports Saloon by H.J. Mu For Sale

Wonderful restored condition

Incredibly rare aluminum bodied Mark VI “Light Weight” Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner

One of one example: specifically built for famous Bentley owner and WWII Captain R.G. McLeod

Numbers matching 4½ Litre engine

Previous long-term collector ownership

Stunning color combination

Incredible documentation includes owner’s manual, service directory, service invoices going back to 1963, restoration photos, copy of original chassis data paper, original H.J. Mulliner instructions, registration book, import paperwork, jack, tools and more!



Several rare factory options including:

Rare High Vision Glass Roof Panel
Trafficator Turn Signals
Rear Seat Serving Trays
Twin Exhaust Pipes
Blaupunkt AM/FM Radio With Roof Mounted Antenna
Lucas Fog & Reverse Lamps


Recently serviced

Performs wonderfully

Perfect for a vintage rally or tour

Quite possibly the best example that can be found on the market today with unique provenance

The dream Mark VI for the Bentley collector or enthusiast

The 1951 Bentley Mark VI “Light Weight” Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner featured here is finished in stunning Mason’s Black over a Saddle Connolly leather interior. This incredible aluminum bodied, coach built Bentley was originally built for WWII Captain R.G. McLeod. McLeod was a well-known Bentley owner, having previously served his country as the Supervising Engineer of tools and aircraft production during the war effort. An engineer by trade, it was not uncommon for McLeod to bring his own notes directly to the coachbuilder and he specified that H.J. Mulliner include the rarely seen “High Vision” glass roof panel over the front seats and considerably shortened the boot on his new 4½ Litre Mark VI “Light Weight” Saloon. This Bentley was imported to the U.S. in 1976 and was subjected to a thorough restoration in the 1980’s. Since then, excellent mechanical and cosmetic care has been applied as needed to maintain this exceptional motorcar. Having previously been part of several private collections, this one-off Mark VI Sports Saloon would make a welcome addition to any collection and would be a perfect candidate for a vintage rally or tour. An incredible array of documentation accompanies this custom coach built Bentley including its owner’s manual, service directory, registration book, the original instructions from H.J. Mulliner and more. We are extremely proud to offer this incredibly rare 1951 Bentley Mark VI “Light Weight” Sports Saloon to the most particular collector or investor who appreciates the legacy of the Bentley marque in addition to fine one-off coachwork. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

Trades welcome! Financing available! Please visit http://www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory.
Price Offers invited
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
Model Mark VI
Year 1951
Country USA
Region International
Telephone (314) 291-7000
Status Trade
E-mail
Date 19-Feb-2019
Ref C1021352
 

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