Car & Classic Dealer

Trevor Farrington Ltd

Moseley Hall Farm Chelford Road Knutsford Cheshire

WA16 8RB

1937 Bentley 4.25 Pillarless Sports Saloon For Sale

£69,950 Or near offer

Price £69,950Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Bentley
  4.25 Pillarless Sports Saloon
Year 1937
Country United Kingdom
Region Cheshire
Status Trade
  16-Mar-2021
Ref C1196750
This very handsome Derby Bentley sports saloon has elegant pillarless coachwork by Vanden Plas. It was delivered to its first owner, a Miss Durand of Barkston Gardens in London SW5 in February 1937.

The Bentley was the subject of a ground up restoration in 1992 at a reputed cost in excess of £60, 000. This included stripping the car to a bare chassis, overhauling the engine with new pistons, inspecting the gearbox and overhauling the clutch. The woodwork was restored, the interior retrimmed in beige Connolly leather with matching leather-bound Wilton carpets, and the coachwork was repainted in Garnet (an attractive shade of dark maroon).

The most recent owner purchased the Bentley in November 1997, and soon after put it into store with the remainder of his collection. We have recently carried out recommissioning work including: freeing up the braking system, refurbishing the ignition system and fitting a new battery, refurbishing the fuel system including cleaning/ sealing the tank and fitting a new fuel pump, replacing a broken valve spring and resetting all tappets, cleaning and machine polishing the bodywork and chrome-work, and greasing and checking the underside.

The car now starts, runs and drives very smoothly, but from a safety perspective needs attention to a seized front brake shaft (which may free up with use), and the wire wheels should be ideally be re-spoked and repainted. Other advisable items include replacing some missing Autolube pipes and the gearchange reverse lock.

Complete with copies of the original factory build records, some ownership history and a photographic record of the restoration this most elegant example has the potential to provide its next owner with pre-war Bentley motoring at a relatively modest cost.
Car and Classic logo Compare classic car insurance quotes Get a quote
Login to edit this advert

Car & Classic Auctions Let us help you sell your car

Similar Adverts

Delivered new to Sweden, only 126.000Km, Very nice and well-kept. All documentation with manual service history and original tools. Newly serviced and MOT, and new tires.   ABS brakes ACC / Air conditioning, Central lock, CD stereo, Power windows front and rear, Power adjustable door mirrors, Electric adjustable seat ...

Sweden

This 1956 Bentley S1 Continental by Park Ward is presented in Blue coachwork, with a tasteful Olive leather upholstered interior. The 4.9 litre, six cylinder engine is a delight to drive and use and to this day is still a wonderful piece of engineering. The S1 benefits from having a higher compression, more efficient cylinder ...

Wiltshire

We are delighted to present for sale this beautiful Bentley Brooklands. This example is finished in Barnato Green with Cream Leather upholstery and Dark Green secondary hide with Burr Elm interior trim. The specification of the car consists of Air Conditioning, Headlining in Hide, Front Seat Arm Rest Stowage Areas, Veneered ...

85,422
Lancashire
Premium Dealer
6
Picture of 1930 BENTLEY 4.5L BLOWER For Sale

First registered June 1930. GJ 6301 Original UK Registration: GJ 6301 Current UK Registration: GJ 6301 Original Chassis number: 3665 Current Chassis number: 3665 Original Engine Number: 3661 Current Engine number: 3661 Originally bodied with a Saloon Body by Maythorn, Later rebodied with a “Townshend” ...

Belgium

After 9 years of the first post-war Bentley, the MK VI / R-Type, the illustrious clientele curiously awaited the successor. In 1955, the Bentley S 1 was introduced. Conservative, with a separate chassis but with a stylish line by John Bentley. The S 1 met the taste of clientele exactly. Noteworthy: more Bentley S 1s were ...

Germany

A chance to Buy the most Luxurious Sports Saloons of the 1960s in the Bentley Centenary Year. Finished in Masons Black over Shell Grey and sumptuous claret leather interior this model has everything. From titled owners to full engine rebuild. Full history and ready for the summer with all the luxury features including ...

87,000
Yorkshire