Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.


Vintage & Prestige Fine Motorcars - ccts1407 Login
Website Contact Links
Vintage & Prestige Fine MotorcarsVintage & Prestige Fine Motorcars
Grays, Essex

tel: 01474527794     
LIVE adverts (218)

1926 3.0 Litre Bentley Speed Model Vanden Plas Tourer SOLD

1926 3.0 Litre Bentley Red Label Speed Model Vanden Plas Tourer.

Chassis number: LT1600
Registration number: WOB27 (Australian)

A particularly original matching numbers example wearing its original body number 1313 as built & supplied by Vanden Plas. Gear Box, Axles & engine numbered 1599 are all correct & as they left the factory making this a very desirable example.

Speed model 3-liter chassis no. LT 1600, first registered YR9909, left the works in December 1926, had had its Vanden Plas sports touring coachwork completed in November, to be received by first owner Mr. G. Hancock. R.L.A. Holmes to Mr.M.F.P. Kingham on the 4th of February, 1950, the car still domiciled in the UK. In 1954 & 1955. there are pictures of Dough Gilling, with the car being raced by him at Paramatta Park.

Dough later sold the car to J. Capper who already had another 3 Litre, this one perhaps for his wife. Following his marriage break up, Mrs. Capper sold the to Bob Jervis who collected it from Sydney and drove it to Broken Hill.

Neville Web purchased it in June 1959. Neville fully re-built the engine. At that stage the car was fitted with 19 inch wheels and an incorrect sloping back windscreen, but was otherwise original. Neville moved to Adelaide and meticulously restored the car in the late 1960's to a benchmark standard, good enough to win the concours of the 1970 International Veteran and Vintage Car Rally. Neville continued to use the car for vintage events in South Australia, until accompanying him to Queensland in 1979. Mr R. McLead of Brisbane purchased LT 1600 from Neville in 1984, not using it a great deal, but enjoying and carefully maintaining it until Warren Webb returned it to the Webb family ownership in 2000.

Whilst there are is some light patination that is to be expected of a car that has been on the road continuously for 50 years now since its ground up restoration, LT 1600 has not been messed about with and remains a particularly authentic example of about the most desirable of the 3 Litre W.O. Bentley models. The aluminium body and bonnet are finished in Melbourne Tramways Green" lacquer (an early colour discovered under the windscreen frame during restoration) with black lacquer guards, chassis and running gear. Nickel plating remains in good condition, the interior is trimmed in brown leather, and the car is equipped with full wet weather equipment, including 2-piece tonneau, hood and side curtains.

There have been some sensible and practical improvements undertaken to assist with modern driving, such as indicators, electric fan, concealed electric fuel pump etc. A set of new Blockley tyres have recently been fitted, enhancing the cars ride and road holding.

The Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model is one of the greatest car of its era, reflected in their ever-increasing values, sharp handling and performance enough to keep up with modern traffic, which makes it a most pleasurable vintage car to own and drive. The car is currently in Australia where it may be viewed. We can arrange shipping worldwide for the new owner.

A large gallery of high-resolution pictures may be viewed on our website.

Office the details below

Richard Biddulph the details below

Christoff Cowens 07772188037

We accept Credit/Debit Cards.
Part Exchange welcome.
Weekend & evening viewings OK.
Viewings by appointment :

Prestige House.
9 Globe Industrial Estate,
Grays, Essex, RM17 6ST

Price £385000 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
Model 3.0 Litre Speed Model Vanden P
Year 1926
Mileage 16,000 miles
Country UK
Region Essex
Telephone 01474 527794
Status Trade
Date 27-Feb-2019
Ref C1085107

Similar Adverts
1997 **Price drop**Bentley Continental R Coupé Mulliner Park Ward

Bentley Continental R by Mulliner Park Ward

Price reduced! This is undoubtedly a lot of car for the money.

Late 1997 car. Registered on the 31st December 1997, it is in fact a
1998 model/vin.....

  • £42900
  • 28-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1971  Bentley Corniche 2 door saloon - restored condition
1971 Bentley Corniche 2 door saloon - restored condition

Simply irresistible - the first series Corniche, which comes with the gorgeous wooden steering wheel - only available for the 1971 model year, sadly as we seriously wish they all had this feature


  • £87500
  • 13-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1957 Bentley S1 for sale

Full restoration was made in 2009. White pearl color. I can deliver this car into any country of European.

  • £30000
  • 12-Oct-2019
  • UK
  • Private
1960 Bentley S2 , Series B, Left Hand Drive

S2 Type Saloon
Originally delivered to Switzerland
Car Delivered on 22.4.60 to RR Lillie Hall
Chassis Number B.425.LBR
Engine Number 212.BB
Body Number BT.0542
Radio 501 TA
Full Refrigeration

  • £44500
  • 23-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1965 Bentley S3 R.H.D.

This Bentley S3 #B124HN is a representative of the last generation of Bentleys with a separate chassis. The standard saloon coach with its twin head lamps and slightly lowered bonnet and grille is.....

  • POA
  • 28-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1934 Derby Bentley

3.5 Litre (B 136 CR);
Mann-Egerton Saloon, one-off (design C-1629);
Red leather; Fabric sunroof;
Matching numbers car with the original engine with chassis;
Engine had a complete overhaul in.....

  • £61000
  • 17-Oct-2019
  • USA
  • Private
1952 Bentley LeMans Eight by Racing Green Engineering

1952 Bentley LeMans Eight by Racing Green Engineering.

Chassis number B267NY
Registration number: OTU333

Vintage and Prestige Fine Motor Cars are proud to be offering this 1952 Bentley LeMans.....

  • £245000
  • 04-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1954 1952 Bentley R-Type / Radford

This Bentley R-Type #B91YA has originally been converted by Radford into a Countryman “Estate car”. This very sought after body to the Mk IV Radford design, was provided with a folding rear seat.....

  • See Text
  • 30-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1956 Bentley S1 / Freestone & Webb

In the fifties, when the motor cars were more and more built with monocoque constructions, the art of coachbuilding was disappearing. Freestone & Webb Ltd, who were specialised Rolls-Royce and Bentley.....

  • See Text
  • 29-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1920 Bentley 4.5 litre style vintage miniracer

Handmade cyclekart in Bentley Blower style driven by a 6.5 HP 125 cc 4-stroke engine with an automatic gearbox.Suitable for drivers from 1.40 m up to 1.95 m by adjusting pedals.
This beautiful,in.....

  • See Text
  • 19-Aug-2019
  • UK
  • Trade