1952 Bentley Mk VI 'Big Bore'

Lot: 415

Estimate (£): 18,000 - 22,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 4.5L 1952 Bentley MK VI manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 99 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

One of only 1,202 'Big Bore' MK VI saloons produced by Bentley...

  • Six former keepers, presented in very original condition with 47,334 miles indicated
  • Good history, with original Bentley build records, various MOT Certificates, manuals and invoices
  • Stored for 12 years leading up to 2018, when it had £7,000 spent on recommissioning
  • Presented in a super two-tone, the tyres have recently been replaced with original crossply tyres
  • A superb value, 'Big-Bore' Bentley

Lot Details

Registration: MMF 446 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1952 Engine size: 4.5L
Make: Bentley Odometer reading (miles): 47334
Model: MK VI MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: B237NY

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 99 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Recommissioned the car in last year. £7,000.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

Brand new wheels & cross ply tyres

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history