1985 Bentley Turbo R - ex Sir Elton John

Lot: 210

Sold for (£): 10,120
Offered for sale is a 6.7L 1985 Bentley Turbo R automatic. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 92 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Stylish, well-maintained Turbo 'R' from celebrity ownership...


  • Purchased by music company WA Bong (Sir Elton John) from HR Owen in 1985
  • Looks fabulous in gleaming Mason Black with Magnolia leather
  • 64,000 miles. Detailed service history (last at 60,600 miles)
  • Recent partial respray to smarten it up. New set of white-walled tyres
  • Comes with tools, original service book, documentation and a Watford FC badge.



Lot Details

Registration: C642 VUY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1985 Engine size: 6.7L
Make: Bentley Odometer reading (miles): 64000
Model: Turbo R MOT expiry: 2018-10-16
Warranted: No Chassis number: SCBZS0T0XFCH13675

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 92 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Partial respray to refresh aged marks completed in May last year. 


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


Magnolia leather.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


New tyres fitted last year. 


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Serviced up to 60,600 miles and stored thereafter and only brought out for MoT.

About the Condition Report

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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