1948 BENTLEY MKVI MULLINER LIGHTWEIGHT ALUMINIUM SALOON For Sale by Auction
Offered for sale is a 4.5L 1948 Bentley MkVI Mulliner Alluminium Body manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 81 / 135.
CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS SAYS:
One of only 125 lightweight MkVI saloons produced by HJ Mulliner...
Classic Car Auctions are delighted to offer above vehicle at our upcoming Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show sale on March 23rd and 24th at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre. We are always keen to have similar cars and entries are now invited. Should you wish to consign your car for this event, please get in touch with us via the below link
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These very special all-aluminium 'Lightweight' Saloons were offered by H.J. Mulliner to those wanting something sleeker and more stylish than Bentley's Standard Steel Saloon. A significant premium reinforced the idea that these Lightweights were only reserved for Bentley's most discerning customers, with a price tag of ?5105 versus the ?3674 for the Standard Steel Saloon
Chassis #B458EY is one of the Aluminium Coachbuilt Mk VI six-light sports saloons built to Design No 7059/C by H.J.Mulliner in Chiswick
Just four former keepers and the indicated mileage of 69,815 would seem to be correct
Restored over 22years by its former keeper. Cherished by our vendor for the last three years
Delightfully presented in Black over Royal Garnet and in lovely overall condition
Classic MkVI interior recently retrimmed by the previous owner to his personal taste
Good history file with Bentley Build Records, factory correspondence, invoices and past MoTs
NB. The Cherished Number -EVH 10- is included in the sale
REGISTRATION: EVH 10 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
YEAR: 1948 ENGINE SIZE: 4.5L
MAKE: Bentley ODOMETER READING (MILES): 69815
MODEL: MkVI Mulliner Alluminium Body MOT EXPIRY:
WARRANTED: No CHASSIS NUMBER: B458EY
CCA CONDITION REPORT
OVERALL: 81 / 135
The coachwork and paintwork are beautiful as is all the chromework.
The interior is fine having been recently retrimmed and the dashboard veneers are excellent.
The car runs and drives just as one would expect with a quite engine and smooth manual gearbox.
The car also comes with original tool kit in place, a rare find these days as well as complete set of Jack, Whheel Brace and Pump etc.
Has original Radio supplied
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