1936 Bentley Derby Pillarless Sports Saloon by Vanden Plas

  • Price
    46 494 EUR52 500 USD
  • Model
    Bentley Derby Pillarless Sports Saloon by Vanden Plas
  • Year
    1936
  • Condition
    Restored
  • Color
    Blue
  • Body Type
    Sedan / Saloon
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    n/a
  • Mileage
    n/a
  • ID
    #12717
  • Price
    52 500 USD
  • Address
    n/a
  • Country
    United States of America
  • Published
    about 1 month
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Classic Bentley Derby for Sale

1936 Derby Bentley 4 1/4 Liter Pillarless Sports Saloon by Vanden Plas

This very special 1936 Bentley 4 1/4 Liter Pillarless Sports Saloon was delivered new with the handsome pillarless Vanden Plas coachwork that it retains to this day. Details on the original factory order include note of the louvers stretched back through the scuttle. It wears an older restoration and would benefit from straightforward recommissioning. By the end of the 1930s the Derby Bentley, introduced towards the beginning of that decade following the firm's takeover by Rolls-Royce, had undergone a number of significant developments. Thus, the new 4 1/4 -Liter model offered more power than before while retaining the well-proven chassis with its faultless gear-change and servo-assisted brakes. It was the construction of modern highways in Continental Europe, where the car had been extensively tested by W.O. Bentley, that enabled him to suggest multiple improvements. This unlikely synergy gave birth to 'The Silent Sports Car', a car with unique qualities of precision construction and exceptional handling in a package which represented a true pinnacle of elegance.

Chassis no. B189GP
Engine no. J7BYX

Handsome Pillarless body design Renowned chassis and running gear Copy of factory records on file

Price: $52,500

  • VIN
  • Color
    Blue
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
    4 1/4 Liter
  • Engine Number
    J7BYX
  • Chassis Number
    B189GP
  • Gearbox
  • Steering Wheel
    Right-hand drive (RHD)
  • Drive Wheels
    Rear wheel drive (RWD)
  • 1st Reg. Country
  • Doors
    4/5
  • Interior Color
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